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Euichthyosauria

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Euichthyosauria was named by Motani (1999). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Merriamosauria by Motani (1999) and Moon (2017).

Subtaxa
Sister taxa
Parvipelvia

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Euichthyosauria Motani p. 480
2017Euichthyosauria Moon

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Ichthyosauromorpha
Ichthyosauriformes
Ichthyopterygia(Owen 1840)
Eoichthyosauria
Ichthyosauria(de Blainville 1835)
Hueneosauria
Merriamosauria
Euichthyosauria
Euichthyosauria

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
R. Motani 1999Humeral facets for radius and ulna equal in length; bony fixation of teeth lost.