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Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Phorusrhacidae
It was reranked as the subfamily Psilopterinae by Alvarenga and Holfing (2003), Gould and Quitmyer (2005), Acosta Hospitaleche and Tambussi (2005), Bertelli et al. (2007) and Angst et al. (2013).
It was assigned to Phororhacoidea by Wetmore (1960); to Cariamae by Cracraft (1968); and to Phorusrhacidae by Alvarenga and Holfing (2003), Gould and Quitmyer (2005), Acosta Hospitaleche and Tambussi (2005), Bertelli et al. (2007) and Angst et al. (2013).
|Year||Name and author|
|1927||Psilopteridae Dolgopol de Saez|
|1960||Psilopteridae Wetmore p. 27|
|1968||Psilopteridae Cracraft p. 43|
|2003||Psilopterinae Alvarenga and Holfing p. 80|
|2005||Psilopterinae Acosta Hospitaleche and Tambussi|
|2005||Psilopterinae Gould and Quitmyer p. 205 figs. Table 2|
|2007||Psilopterinae Bertelli et al. p. 415 figs. Table 2|
|2013||Psilopterinae Angst et al.|
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