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Metoposauroidea (disused)

Taxonomy
Metoposauroidea was named by Watson (1919) [nom. transl. ex Metoposauridae Watson 1919]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Temnospondyli by Carroll (1988), Murry (1989) and Long and Murry (1995); and to Trematosauria by Yates and Warren (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Metoposauroidea Watson
1988Metoposauroidea Carroll
1989Metoposauroidea Murry p. 271
1995Metoposauroidea Long and Murry
2000Metoposauroidea Yates and Warren pp. 84, 100 fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
Trematosauria
superfamilyMetoposauroidea
superfamilyMetoposauroidea

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