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It was reranked as the unranked clade Hyperodapedontinae by Long and Murry (1995), Langer et al. (2000), Montefeltro et al. (2010) and Ezcurra et al. (2016).
It was assigned to Hyperodapedontidae by Langer and Schultz (2000); to Rhynchosauria by Langer et al. (2000) and Montefeltro et al. (2010); to Rhynchosauridae by Benton (1985), Long and Murry (1995) and Mukherjee and Ray (2015); and to Rhynchosauridae by Ezcurra et al. (2016) and Schultz et al. (2016).
|Year||Name and author|
|1953||Scaphonyx africanus Boonstra p. 4|
|1985||Hyperodapedontinae Benton p. 154|
|1995||Hyperodapedontinae Long and Murry|
|2000||Hyperodapedontinae Langer et al. p. 17|
|2000||Hyperodapedontinae Langer and Schultz p. 634|
|2010||Hyperodapedontinae Montefeltro et al. p. 30|
|2015||Hyperodapedontinae Mukherjee and Ray|
|2016||Hyperodapedontinae Ezcurra et al.|
|2016||Hyperodapedontinae Schultz et al.|
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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.