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Pelycosauria (pelycosaur)

Pelycosauria

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Pelycosauria Cope p. 528
1887Pelycosauria Baur p. 102
1903Pelycosauria Osborn p. 276
1904Pelycosauria Osborn p. 110
1907Pelycosauria Case p. 17
1923Pelycosauria Nopcsa
1928Pelycosauria Nopcsa p. 171
1934Pelycosauria Swinton p. 52
1937Pelycosauria Roxo p. 43
1940Pelycosauria Romer and Price p. 14
1946Pelycosauria Kuhn p. 56
1953Pelycosauria Olson and Beerbower p. 399
1954Pelycosauria Haughton and Brink p. 5
1954Pelycosauria Huene p. 27
1962Pelycosauria Olson p. 95
1962Pelycosauria Olson and Barghusen p. 21
1965Pelycosauria Langston p. 6
1965Pelycosauria Lewis and Vaughn p. C26
1966Pelycosauria Kuhn p. 118
1966Pelycosauria Olson p. 301
1973Pelycosauria Daly p. 587
1977Pelycosauria Berman p. 108
1977Pelycosauria Currie p. 929
1981Pelycosauria Langston and Reisz p. 74
1983Pelycosauria Eberth and Brinkman p. 2
1988Pelycosauria Carroll

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
orderPelycosauria
orderPelycosauria

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
H. F. Osborn 1903Raptorial, carnivorous ambulatory Diaptosauria. Skull progressively compressed, dorsal spines elongated, rail abbreviated. Vertebrae perforated by notochord, amphicoelous. Ribs two-headed; capitula
mainly hypocentral in attachment. Interclavicle T-shaped. Coracoid and procoracoid (in certain forms) separated by suture. A puboischiadic fenestra between pubis and ischium (Case). Humerus with entepicondylar (ulnocondylar) foramen.