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Sauropus

Reptilia - Sauropodidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Sauropus Hitchcock p. 24
1848Aethyopus Hitchcock p. 178
1858Amblonyx Hitchcock pp. 63, 70
1858Chimaera Hitchcock p. 118
1861Sauropus Owen p. 192
1871Chimaerichnus Hitchcock p. xxi
1898Amblonyx Hitchcock p. 401
1898Chimaerichnus Hitchcock p. 401
1915Sauropus Lull p. 216
1917Sauropus Lull p. 118
1953Sauropus Lull p. 204
1958Sauropus Kuhn p. 24
1963Sauropus Kuhn p. 91
1969Sauropus Haubold p. 100
1971Sauropus Haubold p. 73

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
familySauropodidae
genusSauropus

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
E. Hitchcock 1848 (Aethyopus)Foot tridactylous, expanded, winged: phalangeal impressions in the track shallow. (Other characters the same as those of the Brontozoum, except in respect to the extremity of the tarso-metatarsal bone, whose character in this genus has not been observed.)