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Zapsalis

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae

Taxonomy
Zapsalis was named by Cope (1876). Its type is Zapsalis abradens.

It was synonymized subjectively with Paronychodon by Estes (1964); it was considered a nomen dubium by Makovicky and Norell (2004).

It was assigned to Goniopoda by Cope (1877); to Megalosaurinidae by Hay (1902); to Theropoda by Tatarinov (1964) and Romer (1966); to Theropoda by Romer (1956) and Steel (1970); and to Dromaeosaurinae by Matthew and Brown (1922), Larson and Currie (2013) and Williamson and Brusatte (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Zapsalis Cope
1877Zapsalis Cope p. 572
1902Zapsalis Hay p. 490
1922Zapsalis Matthew and Brown p. 378
1956Zapsalis Romer p. 618
1964Zapsalis Tatarinov p. 540
1966Zapsalis Romer p. 370
1970Zapsalis Steel p. 45
2013Zapsalis Larson and Currie p. 9
2014Zapsalis Williamson and Brusatte p. 12

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptoriformes
familyDromaeosauridae
subfamilyDromaeosaurinae
genusZapsalisCope 1876

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