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Trogonophidae

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Trogonophidae was named by Gray (1865). It is extant. It was considered monophyletic by Kearney (2003).

It was reranked as the subfamily Trogonophinae by Kuhn (1966); it was reranked as the unranked clade Trogonophidae by Kearney (2003) and Longrich et al. (2015).

It was assigned to Ophiosauri by Cope (1871); to Opheosauri by Cope (1875); to Amphisbaenidae by Kuhn (1966); to Amphisbaenia by Estes (1983); to Amphisbaenia by Frank and Ramus (1996); to Amphisbaenoidea by Kearney (2003); and to Amphisbaeniformes by Longrich et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Trogonophidae Gray
1871Trogonophidae Cope p. 237
1875Trogonophidae Cope p. 20
1966Trogonophinae Kuhn p. 69
1983Trogonophidae Estes
1996Trogonophidae Frank and Ramus
2003Trogonophidae Kearney
2015Trogonophidae Longrich 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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
infraorderAmphisbaeniaGray 1844
Amphisbaeniformes
Trogonophidae(Gray 1865)
Trogonophidae(Gray 1865)

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