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Cyamodontida

Reptilia - Sauropterygia

Taxonomy
Cyamodontida was named by Nopsca (1923).

It was reranked as the superfamily Cyamodontida by Rieppel (2000).

It was assigned to Cyamodontoidea by Rieppel (2000), Rieppel (2001) and Miguel Chaves et al. (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Cyamodontida Nopsca p. 72
2000Cyamodontida Rieppel
2001Cyamodontida Rieppel p. 72
2018Cyamodontida Miguel Chaves et al.

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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
suborderCyamodontoideaNopcsa 1923
CyamodontidaNopsca 1923
CyamodontidaNopsca 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
ReferenceDiagnosis
O. Rieppel 2001Jugal not extending far anteriorly along the ventral margin of the orbit; parietal with distinct anterolateral process entering between frontal and postfrontal; lateral margin of postfrontal deeply concave and angulated; paroccipial process with posteroventral tubercle at its distal end; exoccipitals in contact above the basioccipital condyle.