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Eosuchia

Reptilia

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Eosuchia Broom pp. 1072, 1075
1937Eosuchia Roxo p. 44
1946Eosuchia Kuhn p. 63
1954Eosuchia Haughton and Brink p. 3
1954Eosuchia Huene p. 41
1956Eosuchia Russell p. 4
1964Eosuchia Estes p. 99
1964Eosuchia Kuhn p. 310
1966Eosuchia Kuhn p. 34
1966Eosuchia Olson p. 301
1970Eosuchia Estes and Berberian p. 4
1977Eosuchia Harris and Carroll p. 141
1977Eosuchia Reisz p. 1093
1980Eosuchia Evans p. 204
1988Eosuchia Carroll
1991Eosuchia Laurin pp. 83, 84 fig. 11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Eosuchia()

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.

Unr. Eosuchia Broom 1914
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G. †Aenigmasaurus Parrington 1953
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Aenigmasaurus grallator Parrington 1953
Unr. †Avicephala Senter 2004
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G. †Coelurosauravus Piveteau 1926
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Coelurosauravus elivensis Piveteau 1926
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Invalid names: Daedalosaurus madagascariensis Carroll 1978 [synonym]
Invalid names: Daedalosaurus Carroll 1978 [synonym], Gracilisaurus Weigelt 1930 [synonym]
G. †Longisquama Sharov 1970
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Longisquama insignis Sharov 1970
Invalid names: Simiosauria Senter 2004 [empty]
Fm. †Heleosauridae Haughton 1924
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G. †Heleophilus Broom 1909
G. †Heleosuchus Broom 1913
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Unr. Neodiapsida Benton 1985
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G. †Acallosuchus Long and Murry 1995
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Acallosuchus rectori Long and Murry 1995
Fm. †Claudiosauridae Carroll 1981
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G. †Claudiosaurus Carroll 1981
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Claudiosaurus germaini Carroll 1981
Unr. †Euryapsida Colbert 1945
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Or. †Araeosceloidea Nopcsa 1928
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G. †Dictybolos Olson 1970
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Dictybolos tener Olson 1970
Invalid names: Synaptosauria Williston 1925 [synonym]
G. †Galesphyrus Broom 1914
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Galesphyrus capensis Broom 1914
G. †Lacertulus Carroll and Thompson 1982
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Lacertulus bipes Carroll and Thompson 1982
G. †Orovenator Reisz et al. 2011
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Orovenator mayorum Reisz et al. 2011
G. †Palaeagama Broom 1926
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Palaeagama vielhaueri Broom 1926
Subor. Sauria MacCartney 1802
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Or. Autosauri Haeckel
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Invalid names: Chamaeleontes Wiegmann [empty], Geckones Spix 1825 [empty]
Infraor. †Eolacertilia Robinson 1967
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Invalid names: Fulengidae Carroll and Galton 1977 [empty], Naocephalus Cope 1872 [nomen dubium], Naocephalus porrectus Cope 1872 [nomen dubium]
Subor. Iguaniformes Hay 1930
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Invalid names: Chamaeleonoidae Hay 1930 [empty], Iguanoidae Hay 1930 [empty]
G. †Lacertipus Haubold 1971
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Lacertipus navajoensis Haubold 1971
Invalid names: Ascalabota Gilmore 1928 [invalid subgroup], Geckonidi Perrier 1928 [empty], Labyrinthodontidae d'Orbigny 1849 [empty], Lacertidi Perrier 1928 [empty], Mosasauriformes Hay 1930 [empty], Saurii Latreille 1800 [synonym], Vermilinguii Perrier 1928 [empty]
Unr. Sauria Gauthier 1984 [crown diapsid]
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G. †Antarcticoolithus Legendre et al. 2020
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Antarcticoolithus bradyi Legendre et al. 2020
Unr. †Choristodera Cope 1876 [choristodere]
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G. †Coeruleodraco Matsumoto et al. 2019
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Coeruleodraco jurassicus Matsumoto et al. 2019
Fm. †Cteniogenyidae Seiffert 1975
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G. †Cteniogenys Gilmore 1928
G. †Heishanosaurus Dong et al. 2020
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Heishanosaurus pygmaeus Dong et al. 2020
G. †Hyphalosaurus Gao et al. 1999
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Hyphalosaurus baitaigouensis Ji et al. 2004
Hyphalosaurus lingyuanensis Gao et al. 1999
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Invalid names: Sinohydrosaurus lingyuanensis Li et al. 1999 [objective synonym]
Invalid names: Sinohydrosaurus Li et al. 1999 [objective synonym]
G. †Irenosaurus Efimov 1988
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Irenosaurus egloni Efimov 1983
G. †Khurendukhosaurus Sigogneau-Russell and Efimov 1984
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Khurendukhosaurus orlovi Sigogneau-Russell and Efimov 1984
Invalid names: Khurendukhosaurus bajkalensis Efimov 1996 [nomen dubium]
G. †Lazarussuchus Hecht 1992
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Lazarussuchus dvoraki Evans and Klembara 2005
G. †Monjurosuchus Endo 1940
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Monjurosuchus manchoukuoensis Zhou and Wang 2010
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Invalid names: Rhynchosaurus orientalis Endo and Shikama 1942 [synonym]
Subor. †Neochoristodera Evans and Hecht 1993
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Fm. †Champsosauridae Cope 1876 [champsosaur]
G. †Champsosaurus Cope 1876
G. †Ikechosaurus Sigogneau-Russell 1981
Fm. †Simoedosauridae Lemone 1884
G. †Tchoiria Efimov 1975
Invalid names: Champsosauriformes Hay 1930 [replaced]
G. †Novapes Lee et al. 2020
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Novapes ulsanensis Lee et al. 2020
G. †Pachystropheus von Huene 1935
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Pachystropheus rhaeticus von Huene 1935
G. †Philydrosaurus Gao and Fox 2005
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Philydrosaurus proseilus Gao and Fox 2005
G. †Shokawa Evans and Manabe 1999
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Shokawa ikoi Evans and Manabe 1999
Invalid names: Champsosauria Jaekel 1910 [synonym], Hyphalosauridae Gao and Fox 2005 [empty], Monjurosuchidae Endo 1940 [empty], Simoedosauria Dollo [synonym]
Unr. Lepidosauromorpha Benton 1983
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G. †Anisodontosaurus Welles 1947
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Anisodontosaurus greeri Welles 1947
G. †Blomosaurus Tatarinov 1978
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Blomosaurus ivachnenkoi Tatarinov 1978
G. †Coartaredens Spencer and Storrs 2002
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Coartaredens isaaci Spencer and Storrs 2002
G. †Feralisaurus Cavicchini et al. 2020
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Feralisaurus corami Cavicchini et al. 2020
G. †Fraxinisaura Schoch and Sues 2018
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Fraxinisaura rozynekae Schoch and Sues 2018
G. †Kudnu Bartholomai 1979
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Kudnu mackinlayi Bartholomai 1979
Superor. Lepidosauria Haeckel 1866 [lepidosaur]
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G. †Cargninia Bonaparte et al. 2010
G. †Dolichopodus Gilmore 1926
G. †Euposaurus Jourdan 1862
G. †Lacertoidopus Ellenberger 1970
Or. †Millerosauria Watson 1957
Or. †Pleurosauria Fitzinger 1843
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Invalid names: Acrosauria Meyer [synonym]
Or. †Prolacertilia Huene 1954
Or. Rhynchocephalia Günther 1867 [rhynchocephalian]
G. †Sauroeidepus Ellenberger 1970
Unr. Sphenodontia Jaekel 1910
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Invalid names: Homoeosauria Jaekel 1910 [synonym], Sphenodonta [synonym]
Fm. Sphenodontidae Cope 1871
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Invalid names: Hatteriidae Cope 1864 [synonym]
Invalid names: Patricosaurus Seeley 1887 [nomen dubium], Weigeltisauria Kuhn 1939 [empty]
Unr. Lepidosauriformes Gauthier et al. 1988
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Fm. †Kuehneosauridae Romer 1966
G. †Marmoretta Evans 1991
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Marmoretta oxoniensis Evans 1991
G. †Neosauroides Kim et al. 2017
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Neosauroides innovatus Kim et al. 2019
Neosauroides koreaensis Kim et al. 2017
G. †Paliguana Broom 1903
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Paliguana whitei Broom 1903
Fm. †Paliguanidae Broom 1926
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G. †Santaisaurus Koh 1940
G. †Sophineta Evans and Borsuk−Białynicka 2009
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Sophineta cracoviensis Evans and Borsuk−Białynicka 2009
G. †Tamaulipasaurus Clark and Hernandez 1994
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Tamaulipasaurus morenoi Clark and Hernandez 1994
G. †Taytalura Martinez et al. 2021
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Taytalura alcoberi Martinez et al. 2021
G. †Vellbergia Sobral et al. 2020
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Vellbergia bartholomaei Sobral et al. 2020
G. †Vinitasaura Sues and Kligman 2021
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Vinitasaura lizae Sues and Kligman 2021
Invalid names: Saurosternidae Haughton 1924 [empty]
G. †Saurosternon Huxley 1868
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Saurosternon bainii Huxley 1868
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Invalid names: Saurosternon baini Huxley [objective synonym]
G. †Sphodrosaurus Colbert 1960
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Fm. †Weigeltisauridae Kuhn 1939
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Subfm. †Glaurunginae Bulanov and Sennikov 2015
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G. †Glaurung Bulanov and Sennikov 2015
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Glaurung schneideri Bulanov and Sennikov 2015
G. †Rautiania Bulanov and Sennikov 2006
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Rautiania alexandri Bulanov and Sennikov 2006
Rautiania minichi Bulanov and Sennikov 2006
G. †Wapitisaurus Brinkman 1988
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Wapitisaurus problematicus Brinkman 1988
G. †Weigeltisaurus Kuhn 1939
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Weigeltisaurus jaekeli Weigelt 1930
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Invalid names: Gracilisaurus ottoi Weigelt 1930 [synonym]
Invalid names: Palaeochamaeleo Weigelt 1930 [replaced]
Invalid names: Coelurosauravidae Carroll 1978 [synonym]
Unr. †Younginiformes Romer 1933
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G. †Acerosodontosaurus Currie 1980
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Superfm. †Younginoidea Currie 1982
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Fm. †Tangasauridae Haughton 1924
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Subfm. †Kenyasaurinae Currie 1982
Subfm. †Tangasaurinae Piveteau 1926
Fm. †Younginidae Broom 1914
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G. †Thadeosaurus Carroll 1981
G. †Youngina Broom 1914
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Invalid names: Acanthotoposaurus Evans and van den Heever 1987 [synonym], Youngoides Olson and Broom 1937 [synonym], Youngopsis Broom 1937 [synonym]
Invalid names: Galesphyridae Currie 1981 [empty]
Invalid names: Acerosodontosauridae [empty], Noteosuchidae Broom 1925 [empty], Palaeagamidae Broom 1926 [empty]
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: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Leonardian to the top of the Holocene or 286.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 279.3 Ma

Collections (668 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Oklahoma) Orovenator mayorum, Diapsida indet. (67862)
Leonardian286.0 - 273.01USA (Oklahoma) Dictybolos tener (79408 84941)
Severodvinian - Vyatkian264.28 - 257.4Russian Federation (Orenburg) Rautiania alexandri, Rautiania minichi (85483)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17United Kingdom (England) Weigeltisaurus sp. (77197)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17South Africa (Northern Cape) Galesphyrus capensis (115685)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17South Africa (Eastern Cape) Galesphyrus capensis (115686)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17South Africa (Western Cape) Youngina capensis (84714)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Germany (Saxony Anhalt) Coelurosauravus sp., Palaeochamaeleo jaekeli, Gracilisaurus ottoi, Glaurung schneideri (85484)
Lopingian259.9 - 252.17Madagascar (Tulear) Claudiosaurus germaini (85506) Coelurosauravus elivensis, Daedalosaurus madagascariensis, Thadeosaurus colcanapi, Acerosodontosaurus piveteaui, Hovasaurus boulei (85494)
Lopingian259.9 - 252.17Madagascar (Fianarantsoa) Claudiosaurus germaini (85505) Daedalosaurus sp., Claudiosaurus germaini (85512)
Wuchiapingian - Changhsingian259.9 - 252.17South Africa (Eastern Cape) Saurosternon bainii (171337) Youngina capensis (80225 80226 171147) Youngina capensis, Acanthotoposaurus bremneri (80216) Youngina capensis, Youngopsis kitchingi, Youngoides minor (80219) Youngopsis rubidgei (171146)
Wuchiapingian - Changhsingian259.9 - 252.17South Africa (Western Cape) Youngina capensis (88342 89859)
Zechstein259.51 - 254.14Germany (Hesse) Weigeltisaurus jaekeli (85488 85489 85557)
Zechstein259.51 - 254.14Germany (Thuringia) Coelurosauravus jaekeli (85490)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17Tanzania Tangasaurus mennelli (171354)
Changhsingian - Induan254.17 - 251.2South Africa (Eastern Cape) Palaeagama vielhaueri (171029)
Induan252.17 - 251.2China (Xinjiang) Santaisaurus yuani (93419)
Induan252.17 - 251.2Australia (Queensland) Kudnu mackinlayi (85560)
Induan252.17 - 251.2Russian Federation (Nizhnii Novgorod) Blomosaurus ivachnenkoi (94247)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2United Kingdom (England) Hamatopus sp. (184048)