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It was reranked as the unranked clade Rhynchosauridae by Long and Murry (1995) and Ezcurra et al. (2016).
It was assigned to Rhynchocephalia by Boulenger (1893); to Rhynchosauri by Jaekel (1910); to Rhynchocephalia by Cope (1871), Cope (1875), Zittel (1890), Haughton and Brink (1954) and Olson (1966); to Rhynchosauria by Kuhn (1946) and Kuhn (1966); to Rhynchosauroidea by Benton (1985) and Long and Murry (1995); to Rhynchosauria by Carroll (1988) and Mukherjee and Ray (2015); and to Rhynchosauria by Ezcurra et al. (2016).
|Year||Name and author|
|1871||Rhynchosauridae Cope p. 235|
|1875||Rhynchosauridae Cope p. 15|
|1890||Rhynchosauridae Zittel p. 591|
|1893||Rhynchosauridae Boulenger p. 210|
|1910||Rhynchosauridae Jaekel p. 333|
|1946||Rhynchosauridae Kuhn p. 62|
|1954||Rhyncosauridae Haughton and Brink p. 4|
|1966||Rhynchosauridae Kuhn p. 38|
|1966||Rhynchosaurida Olson p. 301|
|1985||Rhynchosauridae Benton p. 154|
|1995||Rhynchosauridae Long and Murry|
|2015||Rhynchosauridae Mukherjee and Ray|
|2016||Rhynchosauridae Ezcurra et al.|
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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.