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Placodontoidea

Reptilia - Sauropterygia

Taxonomy
Placodontoidea was named by Nopcsa (1923).

It was reranked as the suborder Placodontoidea by Rieppel (2000).

It was assigned to Placodontia by Rieppel (1995); and to Placodontia by Rieppel (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Placodontoidea Nopcsa
1995Placodontoidea Rieppel p. 2
2000Placodontoidea Rieppel

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
orderSauropterygia
Placodontiformes
orderPlacodontiaCope 1871
superfamilyPlacodontoideaNopcsa 1923
superfamilyPlacodontoideaNopcsa 1923

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