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Compsognatha (disused)

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Taxonomy
Compsognatha was named by Huxley (1869). It is not extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Symphypoda by Cope (1871), Cope (1875) and Osborn (1904); it was reranked as the infraorder Compsognatha by Dollo (1884); it was synonymized subjectively with Aristosuchia by Seeley (1892); it was reranked as the superfamily Compsognatha by Lull (1915) and Lull (1917); it was synonymized subjectively with Coelurosauria by Matthew (1915); it was synonymized subjectively with Coeluridae by Steel (1970).

It was assigned to Ornithoscelida by Huxley (1870); to Theropoda by Marsh (1882), Vetter (1884), Marsh (1884), Marsh (1885), Marsh (1895), Marsh (1896) and Lull (1912); and to Theropoda by Dollo (1884), Lull (1915) and Lull (1917).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Compsognatha Huxley
1870Compsognatha Huxley p. 35
1882Compsognatha Marsh
1884Compsognatha Dollo p. 298
1884Compsognatha Marsh p. 69
1884Compsognatha Vetter p. 363
1885Compsognatha Marsh p. 765
1895Compsognatha Marsh
1896Compsognatha Marsh p. 240
1912Compsognatha Lull p. 411
1915Compsognatha Lull p. 155
1917Compsognatha Lull p. 111

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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
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
superfamilyCompsognatha(Huxley 1869)
superfamilyCompsognatha(Huxley 1869)

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