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Goniopholis

Reptilia - Goniopholididae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Goniopholis Owen p. 69
1845Goniopholis Meyer p. 283
1849Goniopholis d'Orbigny p. 206
1854Macellodus Owen pp. 422-423
1854Macellodus brodiei Owen p. 423 figs. 6-8
1861Goniopholis Owen p. 300
1861Macellodon Owen p. 308
1875Goniopholis Cope p. 14
1884Goniopholis Dollo p. 9
1887Goniopholis pugnax Koken p. 20
1888Macellodon Mansel-Pleydell p. 7
1928Goniopholis Nopcsa p. 187
1958Goniopholis Delair p. 61
1958Macellodus Delair p. 66
1958Macellodus brodiei Delair p. 66
1966Marcellodus Kuhn p. 52
1967Macellodus Hoffstetter p. 352 fig. 1
1975Macellodus brodiei Seiffert p. 19
1983Goniopholis Buffetaut and Ingavat
1988Goniopholis Carroll
1999Goniopholis Salisbury et al.
2000Goniopholis Ortega et al.
2002Goniopholis Schwarz p. 187
2002Goniopholis Tykoski et al.
2003Goniopholis Sereno et al.
2004Goniopholis Pol and Norell
2006Goniopholis Karl et al.
2006Goniopholis Turner
2006Goniopholis Zaher et al.
2007Goniopholis Larsson and Sues
2007Goniopholis Lauprasert et al. p. 202
2008Goniopholis Fiorelli and Calvo
2011Goniopholis Andrade et al.
2011Goniopholis Nascimento and Zaher
2012Goniopholis Bronzati et al.
2012Goniopholis Martin and Buffetaut
2013Goniopholis Pritchard et al.
2014Goniopholis Sertich and O'Connor
2015Goniopholis Puértolas-Pascual et al.
2016Goniopholis Martin 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
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
suborderCrocodyliformes
MesoeucrocodyliaWhetstone and Whybrow 1983
suborderCoelognathosuchia
familyGoniopholididaeCope 1875
genusGoniopholis

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
M. B. d. Andrade et al. 2011Neosuchian crocodylomorphs with the following combination of characteristics: platyrostral mesorostrine-sublongirostrine skull, laterally expanded premaxillae, shaped like an axe blade in dorsal view; naris dorsally orientated; perinarial crests present, robust and larger lateral to the naris; naso-oral fossa longer than wider, diamond-shaped; maxilla festooned, with well-defined anterior wave, projecting laterally and ventrally; deep maxillary depressions facing laterally, located next to the jugal suture, with abrupt margins around its entire perimeter and complex internal structure (i.e. divided internally by dorsoventrally orientated ridges); periorbital crests present and robust in structure; dorsal periorbital crest extending on lachrymal-prefrontal surfaces, next to the anterodorsal-dorsal border of the orbit, and presenting a notch at the prefrontal-lachrymal suture; ventral orbital crest formed by projecting jugal margin, which is deflected anterior to the orbit and delimits the ventral edge of a lachrymal fossa; anterior border of the orbit composed by lachrymal and jugal; extensive scar for the attachment of palpebral, reaching at least the lachrymal and prefrontal; frontal and postorbital in contact with palpebral; single palpebral with an overall triangular shape, firmly attached to the primary orbital border, and creating a secondary orbital border; frontal anterior process in a lower level relative to its main body; frontal anterior process separated from main body by a strong transfrontal crest, transversally orientated and bearing a medial buttress; frontal and prefrontal participating in the primary orbital border, but excluded from secondary orbital border (shared with Protosuchidae, Peirosauridae, and other Goniopoholididae) by the palpebral; postorbital with anterolateral process present, robust and short; supratemporal fossae medium to large, and square-shaped to subrectangular in shape; anterior face of palatine process at palate is truncated, with suture transversely orientated.