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Geikiinae

- Cryptodontidae

Taxonomy
Geikiinae was named by Nopcsa (1923). It is not extant.

It was reranked as the unranked clade Geikiinae by Kammerer and Angielczyk (2009).

It was assigned to Geikiidae by Nopcsa (1923); and to Geikiidae by Kammerer and Angielczyk (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Geikiinae Nopcsa
2009Geikiinae Kammerer and Angielczyk

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
Anomodontia(Owen 1859)
familyCryptodontidae()
Geikiidae()
Geikiinae()
Geikiinae()

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
C. F. Kammerer and K. D. Angielczyk 2009Autapomorphies of Geikiinae recognized in common by Angielczyk (2007), Fröbisch (2007), and Fröbisch & Reisz (2008) are: 1) transverse ridge across snout at level of prefrontals present; (2) parietal foramen surrounded by a strong, often rugose boss; (3) parietals exposed on skull roof and postorbitals steeply placed on the lateral sides of the skull and concave laterally.