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Odontolcae (disused)

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Taxonomy
Odontolcae was named by Marsh (1875). It is not extant.

It was reranked as the suborder Odontolcae by Zittel (1890).

It was assigned to Odontornithes by Marsh (1875) and Marsh (1880); and to Ratitae by Zittel (1890).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Odontolcae Marsh p. 407
1880Odontolcae Marsh p. 5
1890Odontolcae Zittel p. 826

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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
RankNameAuthor
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
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
superorderPalaeognathae(Pycraft 1900)
Ratitae(Merrem 1813)
suborderOdontolcae(Marsh 1875)
suborderOdontolcae(Marsh 1875)

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
K. A. v. Zittel 1890Oberkiefer und Unterkiefer mit Zähnen, welche in einer gemeinsamen Rinne stehen. Flügel rudimentär; Vorderarm,
Metacarpalia und Hand völlig verkümmert; Hinterbeine sehr kräftig, mit Schwimmfüssen.