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Brachysuchus

Reptilia - Parasuchidae

Taxonomy
Brachysuchus was named by Case (1929).

It was synonymized subjectively with Phytosaurus by Kuhn (1964).

It was assigned to Phytosauria by Case (1929); to Phytosauria by Huene (1942); to Phytosauridae by Stocker (2010); to Phytosauridae by Stocker and Butler (2013); and to Mystriosuchinae by Kammerer et al. (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Brachysuchus Case
1942Brachysuchus Huene p. 253
2010Brachysuchus Stocker p. supplement
2013Brachysuchus Stocker and Butler
2016Brachysuchus Kammerer et al.

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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()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
Phytosauria(Jaeger 1828)
familyParasuchidaeLydekker 1885
subfamilyMystriosuchinaevon Huene 1915
genusBrachysuchus

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