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Scelidosauridae (disused)

Reptilia - Scelidosauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Scelidosauridae Cope p. 91
1870Scelidosauridae Cope p. 91
1870Scelidosauridae Huxley p. 34
1871Scelidosauridae Cope p. 234
1875Scelidosauridae Cope p. 13
1880Scelidosauridae Marsh
1882Scelidosauridae Marsh
1882Scelidosauridae Sauvage p. 35
1883Scelidosauridae Cope p. 98–99
1884Scelidosauridae Dollo p. 298
1884Scelidosauridae Marsh p. 68
1885Scelidosauridae Marsh p. 764
1888Scelidosauridae Lydekker p. 180
1889Scelidosauridae Cope p. 16
1890Scelidosauridae Zittel p. 741
1891Scelidosauridae Baur p. 450
1891Scelidosauridae Cope p. 43
1896Scelidosauridae Marsh p. 243
1898Scelidosauridae Cope p. 70
1900Scelidosauridae Van Den Broeck p. 85
1902Scelidosauridae Mansel-Pleydell p. lxxv
1914Scelidosauridae Gilmore p. 101
1915Scelidosauridae Hennig p. 10
1915Scelidosauridae Matthew p. 32
1919Scelidosauridae Gilmore p. 65
1924Scelidosauridae Lull p. 241
1946Scelidosauridae Kuhn p. 66
1964Scelidosauridae Kuhn p. 32
1964Scelidosauridae Tatarinov p. 572
1966Scelidosauridae Kuhn p. 104
1966Scelidosauridae Romer p. 370
1974Scelidosauridae Thulborn p. 172
1975Scelidosauridae Thulborn p. 134
1977Scelidosauridae Thulborn p. 727
1980Scelidosauridae Galton p. 826
1980Scelidosauridae Ostrom p. 23
1983Scelidosauridae Galton p. 4
1984Scelidosauridae Norman pp. 159-160 fig. 2
1985Scelidosauridae Cooper p. 288
1985Scelidosauridae Galton p. 251
1986Scelidosauridae Bakker p. 461
1988Scelidosauridae Carroll
2001Scelidosauridae Dong p. 238
2014Scelidosauridae Ulansky p. 4

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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
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Genasauria
Thyreophora()
familyScelidosauridae
familyScelidosauridae

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
E. D. Cope 1869III. Teeth in a single row, cutting ; four digit bearing metatarsals.
T. H. Huxley 18701. The maxillary and mandibular teeth have sharp-edged triangular crowns, with serrated margins, the serrations being oblique to, or parallel with, the long axis of the tooth. The teeth are not worn down by mastication.
2. The anterior prolongation of the ilium is more slender than the posterior.
3. The rami of the mandible are slender, and taper to their symphysis.
4. The proximal end of the femur has a subglobular articular head, borne by a neck which is set nearly at right angles to the axis of the shaft, while its direction is nearly parallel with a flat surface on which the condyles rest.
5. The integument is (usually) provided with a dermal armour in the form of bony scales or spines.
K. A. v. Zittel 1890Wirbel amphicöl oder platycöl; Diapophysen der vorderen Bückemvirbel mit staffeiförmigem Capitulargelenk. Rückenmarkcanal eng. Ileum vor und hinter der Pfanne stark verlängert. Astragalus nicht mit der Tibia verwachsen. Metatarsalia massig lang. Hinterfuss vierzehig. Zähne lang; die Krone seitlich zusammengedrückt, dreieckig, am Vorder- und Hinterrand zugeschärft und stark gekei'bt.
R. S. Lull 1924Teeth spatulate, triangular in cross section, with coarsely serrated margins; skull with single supratemporal Ienestra; vertebrae all amphicoelous; neural canal not expanded in sacrum; limb bones hollow; hand with four, foot with three, functional digits, hallux reduced, and outermost absent; armor consisting of dorsal, longitudinal rows of dermal ossicles, together with small tubercles.