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Crythiosaurus

Reptilia - Squamata - Crythiosauridae

Taxonomy
Crythiosaurus was named by Gilmore (1943). It is not extant. Its type is Crythiosaurus mongoliensis. It is the type genus of Crythiosaurinae.

It was assigned to Amphisbaenidae by Gilmore (1943); to Crythiosaurinae by Vanzolini (1951); and to Crythiosauridae by Kuhn (1966).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1943Crythiosaurus Gilmore p. 377
1951Crythiosaurus Vanzolini
1966Crythiosaurus Kuhn p. 69

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
infraorderAmphisbaeniaGray 1844
familyCrythiosauridae()
genusCrythiosaurusGilmore 1943

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