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Pachycorioolithidae

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Pachycorioolithidae

Taxonomy
Pachycorioolithidae was named by Lawver et al. (2016). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Pachycorioolithus.

It was assigned to Aves by Lawver et al. (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2016Pachycorioolithidae Lawver et al. p. 2

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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()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
RankNameAuthor
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
familyPachycorioolithidae
familyPachycorioolithidae

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
D. R. Lawver et al. 2016The oofamily is diagnosed by the following unique combination of characters: elongate egg shape; smooth surface; and prismatic eggshell structure composed of three layers, with thickness of the external layer greater than the continuous layer.