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Nothosauria (nothosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia

Taxonomy
Nothosauria was named by Baur (1889). It is not extant.

It was corrected as Nothosauri by Gadow (1898); it was synonymized subjectively with Simosauria by Osborn (1904); it was reranked as the suborder Nothosauri by Jaekel (1910) and Jaekel (1911); it was reranked as the suborder Nothosauria by Roxo (1937), Kuhn (1946), Kuhn (1966), Sander (1989), Rieppel and Mazin (1997) and Liu et al. (2014); it was reranked as the suborder Nothosaurida by Kuhn (1971); it was reranked as the superfamily Nothosauria by Rieppel (2000) and Hinz et al. (2019).

It was assigned to Plesiosauria by Gadow (1898); to Sauropterygii by Jaekel (1910) and Jaekel (1911); to Sauropterygia by Osborn (1903) and Carroll (1988); to Sauropterygia by Roxo (1937), Kuhn (1946), Kuhn (1966), Kuhn (1971) and Sander (1989); to Eosauropterygia by Rieppel and Mazin (1997); to Reptilia by Sepkoski (2002); to Sauropterygia by Liu et al. (2014); and to Nothosauroidea by Rieppel (2000) and Hinz et al. (2019).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Nothosauria Baur
1898Nothosauri Gadow p. 23
1903Nothosauria Osborn p. 456
1910Nothosauri Jaekel p. 335
1911Nothosauri Jaekel p. 147
1937Nothosauria Roxo p. 43
1946Nothosauria Kuhn p. 59
1966Nothosauria Kuhn p. 111
1971Nothosaurida Kuhn p. 17
1988Nothosauria Carroll
1989Nothosauria Sander
1997Nothosauria Rieppel and Mazin
2000Nothosauria Rieppel
2002Notosauria Sepkoski, Jr.
2014Nothosauria Liu et al.
2019Nothosauria Hinz et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
orderSauropterygia
orderNothosauriaBaur 1889
orderNothosauriaBaur 1889

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