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Erdenetesaurus

Reptilia - Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae

Taxonomy
Erdenetesaurus was named by Sulimski (1975). It is not extant. Its type is Erdenetesaurus robinsonae.

It was corrected as Erdenetosaurus by Alifanov (2000).

It was assigned to Teiidae by Carroll (1988), Gao and Fox (1991) and Alifanov (1993); to Cherminsauridae by Alifanov (2000); to Macrocephalosauridae by Alifanov (2000); and to Polyglyphanodontinae by Estes (1983), Gao and Norell (2000) and Xu et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Erdenetesaurus Sulimski p. 78 fig. 14
1983Erdenetesaurus Estes
1988Erdenetesaurus Carroll
1991Erdenetesaurus Gao and Fox
1993Erdenetosaurus Alifanov p. 10
2000Erdenetesaurus Alifanov
2000Erdenetosaurus Alifanov p. 373
2000Erdenetesaurus Gao and Norell p. 72
2014Erdenetesaurus Xu 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
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
PolyglyphanodontiaAlifanov 2000
familyPolyglyphanodontidaeGilmore 1942
genusErdenetesaurusSulimski 1975

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