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Atlantosauridae (atlantosaurid)

Reptilia - Atlantosauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Atlantosauridae Marsh
1878Atlantosauridae Marsh p. 412
1879Atlantosauridae Marsh
1881Atlantosauridae Marsh
1882Atlantosauridae Sauvage p. 35
1883Atlantosauridae Cope p. 99
1883Atlantosauridae Marsh p. 85
1884Atlantosauridae Dollo p. 298
1884Atlantosauridae Marsh p. 68
1884Atlantosauridae Vetter p. 357
1885Atlantosauridae Marsh p. 764
1887Atlantosauridae Hulke p. 699
1888Atlantosauridae Lydekker p. 143
1889Atlantosauridae Dollo p. 677
1890Atlantosauridae Zittel p. 705
1893Atlantosauridae Marsh p. 437
1895Atlantosauridae Lydekker p. 336
1895Atlantosauridae Marsh
1895Atlantosauridae Sauvage p. 469
1896Atlantosauridae Marsh p. 241
1896Atlantosauridae Sauvage p. 48
1898Atlantosauridae Marsh p. 158
1900Atlantosauridae Sauvage p. 417
1902Atlantosauridae Hay p. 484
1902Atlantosauridae Mansel-Pleydell p. lxxv
1908Atlantosauridae Huene p. 297
1909Atlantosauridae Arldt p. 262
1909Atlantosauridae Huene p. 14
1911Atlantosauridae von Zittel p. 285
1913Atlantosauridae Tornier p. 370
1914Atlantosauridae Huene p. 38
1914Atlantosauridae Jaekel p. 197
1924Atlantosauridae Lull p. 234
1930Atlantosauridae Russell p. 157
1937Atlantosauridae Roxo p. 65
1970Atlantosauridae Steel p. 73
1970Atlantosauridae Swinton p. 167
1971Atlantosauridae Nowinski p. 58
1977Atlantosauridae Dong
1978Atlantosauridae Bonaparte p. 431
1979Atlantosauridae Dong p. 343
1980Atlantosauridae Kues et al. p. 867

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
familyAtlantosauridaeMarsh 1877
familyAtlantosauridaeMarsh 1877

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 1890Schädel auf der Unterseite mit einem weiten canalis pituitarius. Halswirbel breit, massig lang, opisthocbl. Hintere Rückenwirbel amphicöl. Rücken- und Sacralwirbel mit zwei grossen Hohlräumen. Vordere Schwanzwirbel mit Hohlräumen in den oberen Bogen und Querfortsätzen. Chevrons oben durch eine Querbrücke verbunden und an einer einzigen Facette befestigt. Scapula distal nicht verbreitert. Ischium nach unten und innen gerichtet, die verbreiterten Enden in der Symphyse vereinigt.
R. S. Lull 1924Neck and anterior dorsal vertebrae opisthocoelous; hinder dorsals amphicoelous; presacrals, sacrals, and anterior caudals cavernous; cervicals and anterior dorsals with paired and divergent dorsal spines; cervical ribs with very long capitulum and tuberculum; bony sternal plates paired; scapula not broadened distally; Comanchian.