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Elginiidae

Reptilia - Elginiidae

Taxonomy
Elginiidae was named by Cope (1896).

It was synonymized subjectively with Pareiasauridae by Kuhn (1946).

It was assigned to Cotylosauria by Cope (1896); to Elginioidea by Ivakhnenko (2008); and to Pareiasauria by Liu and Bever (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Elginiidae Cope p. 440
2008Elginiidae Ivakhnenko p. 74
2018Elginiidae Liu and Bever

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassParareptilia
Procolophonomorpha()
Procolophonia()
Hallucicrania
superfamilyPareiasauroideaNopsca 1928
Pareiasauria()
familyElginiidae
familyElginiidae

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