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Reptilia - Sphenosuchidae
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).
|Year||Name and author|
|1922||Sphenosuchidae Huene p. 22|
|1928||Sphenosuchidae Nopcsa p. 186|
|1942||Sphenosuchidae Huene p. 244|
|1954||Sphenosuchidae Haughton and Brink p. 4|
|1956||Sphenosuchidae Romer p. 594|
|1964||Sphenosuchidae Kuhn p. 320|
|1966||Sphenosuchidae Kuhn p. 74|
|2003||Sphenosuchidae Sues et al.|
|2005||Sphenosuchidae Gohlich et al.|
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