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Sphenodontidae

Reptilia - Rhynchocephalia - Sphenodontidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Hatteriidae Cope
1869Sphenodontidae Cope
1871Sphenodontidae Cope p. 235
1875Sphenodontidae Cope p. 15
1890Sphenodontidae Zittel p. 589
1946Sphenodontidae Kuhn p. 62
1954Sphenodontidae Haughton and Brink p. 4
1985Sphenodontidae Benton p. 157
1988Sphenodontidae Carroll
1989Sphenodontidae Murry p. 273
1991Sphenodontidae Barbera and Macuglia p. 421
1996Sphenodontidae Frank and Ramus
1996Sphenodontidae Reynoso
1997Sphenodontidae Reynoso
2000Sphenodontidae Reynoso
2003Sphenodontidae Simon and Kellner p. 1
2003Sphenodontidae Worthy and Grant-Mackie p. 442
2012Sphenodontidae Apesteguia et al.
2018Sphenodontidae Herrera-Flores et al.

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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
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderRhynchocephalia
suborderSphenodontia()
infraorderEusphenodontia
Neosphenodontia
familySphenodontidaeCope 1869
familySphenodontidaeCope 1869

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