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Sphenosuchidae (disused)

Reptilia - Sphenosuchidae

Taxonomy
Sphenosuchidae was named by Huene (1922). Its type is Sphenosuchus.

It was synonymized subjectively with Erpetosuchidae by Kuhn (1946); it was considered an invalid subgroup of Crocodilomorphi by Clark et al. (2004).

It was assigned to Archosauria by Haughton (1924); to Procrocodilia by Nopcsa (1928); to Pseudosuchia by Huene (1922), Huene (1942), Haughton and Brink (1954) and Romer (1956); to Ornithosuchoidea by Kuhn (1964); to Sphenosuchoidea by Kuhn (1966); to Sphenosuchia by Carroll (1988); to Crocodilomorphi by Sues et al. (2003); and to Crocodylomorpha by Gohlich et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Sphenosuchidae Huene p. 22
1924Sphenosuchidae Haughton
1928Sphenosuchidae Nopcsa p. 186
1942Sphenosuchidae Huene p. 244
1954Sphenosuchidae Haughton and Brink p. 4
1956Sphenosuchidae Romer p. 594
1964Sphenosuchidae Kuhn p. 320
1966Sphenosuchidae Kuhn p. 74
1988Sphenosuchidae Carroll
2003Sphenosuchidae Sues et al.
2005Sphenosuchidae Gohlich 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
Sauropsida
classReptilia
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
familySphenosuchidae
familySphenosuchidae

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