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Meiolania

Reptilia - Meiolaniidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Meiolania Owen p. 315
1889Miolania Lydekker pp. 159-160
1983Meiolania Gaffney
1988Meiolania Carroll
1992Meiolania Megirian
1996Meiolania Gaffney
2007Meiolania Joyce
2008Meiolania Danilov and Parham
2011Meiolania Pérez-García and Ortega
2012Meiolania Anquetin p. 34 fig. 10
2012Meiolania Pérez-García
2013Meiolania Pérez-García and Murelaga
2013Meiolania Sterli and de la Fuente
2014Meiolania de la Fuente et al.
2015Meiolania Rhodin et al.
2015Meiolania Sterli p. 37
2015Meiolania Sterli et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
Perichelydia
Meiolaniformes
familyMeiolaniidaeLydekker 1887
genusMeiolania

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
J. Sterli 2015Meiolania can be diagnosed as a meiolaniid by the complete list of characters listed above for that clade