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Amphisbaenoidea (disused)

Reptilia - Squamata

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

It was reranked as the unranked clade Amphisbaenoidea by Kearney (2003).

It was assigned to Amphisbaenia by Kearney (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Amphisbaenoidea Kearney

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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
Amphisbaenoidea(Gray 1865)
Amphisbaenoidea(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
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. Kearney 2003"Absence of cephalic scale fusion, an interdigitating nasofrontal suture, and a slight craniofacial angle. (pg. 49)"