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Massopoda

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Massopoda was named by Yates (2007). It is not extant. It was considered monophyletic by Yates (2007).

It was assigned to Plateosauria by Novas et al. (2011); and to Sauropodomorpha by Yates (2007) and McPhee et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Massopoda Yates
2011Massopoda Novas et al. p. 341 fig. 4
2015Massopoda McPhee et al. p. 19 fig. 12

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Massopoda

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
A. M. Yates 2007The most inclusive clade containing Saltasaurus loricatus but not Plateosaurus engelhardti