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Corytophanidae (casque-head lizard)

Reptilia - Squamata - Corytophanidae

Taxonomy
Corytophanidae was named by Fitzinger (1843). It is extant.

It was assigned to Pleurodonta by Conrad and Norell (2007); and to Iguania by Conrad et al. (2007) and Conrad (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Corytophanidae Fitzinger
2007Corytophanidae Conrad and Norell fig. 19
2007Corytophanidae Conrad et al. p. 1370
2015Corytophanidae Conrad p. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
IguanomorphaSukhanov 1961
Pleurodonta(Cope 1864)
familyCorytophanidaeFitzinger 1843
familyCorytophanidaeFitzinger 1843

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Ypresian or 56.00000 to 47.80000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Wyoming) Babibasiliscus alxi (185669)