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Antipus

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Taxonomy
Antipus was named by Hitchcock (1858). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Antipus flexiloquus.

It was synonymized subjectively with Batrachopus by Olsen and Padian (1986).

It was assigned to Lacertilia by Hitchcock (1858); to Amphibia by Kuhn (1958); to Reptilia by Lull (1904), Lull (1917) and Coombs (1996); and to Pterosauria by Rainforth (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Antipus Hitchcock p. 115
1904Antipus Lull p. 536
1917Antipus Lull p. 125
1958Antipus Kuhn p. 18
1996Antipus Coombs, Jr.
2006Antipus Rainforth

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
genusAntipus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
E. Hitchcock 1858Feet four and five-toed, pointing in nearly opposite directions.