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Ardeidae (heron)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Ardeidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1820Ardeidae Leach
1933Ardeidae Lambrecht p. 310
1955Ardeidae Brodkorb p. 15
1970Ardeidae Brunet p. 16
1977Ardeidae Alvarez p. 214
1987Ardeidae Rasmussen et al. p. 13
1988Ardeidae Carroll
1992Ardeidae Emslie p. 252
1992Ardeidae Guthrie p. 321
2001Ardeidae Olson and Rasmussen p. 295
2007Ardeidae Livezey and Zusi p. 91
2008Ardeidae Louchart et al. p. 156
2010Ardeidae Scofield et al.
2011Ardeidae Mayr p. 73 figs. Figure 5
2017Ardeidae Clements 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
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
RankNameAuthor
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
NeoavesSibley et al. 1988
NatatoresBaird 1858
Steganograllatores
superorderPelecanimorphaeHuxley 1867
orderPelecaniformesSharpe 1891
familyArdeidaeLeach 1820
familyArdeidaeLeach 1820

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