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Saniwinae

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Saniwinae was named by Camp (1923). It is not extant. Its type is Saniwa.

It was assigned to Varanidae by Gilmore (1943), McDowell and Bogert (1954), Brattstrom (1955), Kuhn (1966) and Stritzke (1983); and to Varanoidea by Rieppel and Grande (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Saniwinae Camp
1943Saniwinae Gilmore p. 379
1954Saniwinae McDowell and Bogert p. 132
1955Saniwinae Brattstrom p. 145
1966Saniwinae Kuhn p. 57
1983Saniwinae Stritzke
2007Saniwinae Rieppel and Grande p. 644

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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
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
suborderAnguimorphaFürbringer 1900
Anguiformes
infraorderPlatynotaBaur 1890
superfamilyVaranoideaGray 1827
subfamilySaniwinaeCamp 1923
subfamilySaniwinaeCamp 1923

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
S. B. McDowell and C. M. Bogert 1954Palate toothed: a single coracoid emargination; postorbital not fused to post-frontal.