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It was synonymized subjectively with Dinosaurii by Bonaparte (1850); it was reranked as the suborder Megalosauria by Seeley (1892) and Osborn (1904); it was synonymized subjectively with Theropoda by Hay (1902); it was reranked as the superfamily Megalosauria by Lull (1915) and Lull (1917); it was reranked as the unranked clade Megalosauria by Carrano et al. (2012).
It was assigned to Archosauria by Baur (1891); to Theropoda by Lull (1915); to Theropoda by Osborn (1904), Lull (1912) and Lull (1917); to Saurischia by Seeley (1892) and Nopcsa (1923); and to Megalosauroidea by Carrano et al. (2012).
|Year||Name and author|
|1850||Megalosauria Bonaparte p. 1|
|1891||Megalosauria Baur pp. 450-451|
|1892||Megalosauria Seeley p. 188|
|1904||Megalosauria Osborn p. 113|
|1912||Megalosauria Lull p. 411|
|1915||Megalosauria Lull p. 118|
|1917||Megalosauria Lull p. 111|
|1923||Megalosauria Nopcsa p. 126|
|2012||Megalosauria Carrano et al. p. 248 fig. 7|
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