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Nannosaurinae (disused)

Reptilia - Kalodontidae

Taxonomy
Nanosauridae was named by Marsh (1878). Its type is Nanosaurus.

It was reranked as the subfamily Nannosaurinae by Nopcsa (1928) and Huene (1934); it was reranked as the subfamily Nanosaurinae by Huene (1934); it was synonymized subjectively with Hypsilophodontidae by Kuhn (1964); it was synonymized subjectively with Fabrosauridae by Galton (1978).

It was assigned to Ornithopoda by Zittel (1890); to Iguanodontoidea by Hay (1902); to Kalodontidae by Nopcsa (1928), Huene (1934) and Huene (1934); to Ornithopoda by Marsh (1895), Marsh (1896), Arldt (1909), Huene (1909), Matthew (1915) and Roxo (1937); to Fabrosauroidea by Cooper (1985); and to Ornithopoda by Bakker (1986).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Nanosauridae Marsh p. 244
1890Nanosauridae Zittel p. 766
1895Nanosauridae Marsh
1896Nanosauridae Marsh p. 244
1902Nanosauridae Hay p. 505
1909Nanosauridae Arldt p. 263
1909Nanosauridae Huene p. 16
1915Nanosauridae Matthew p. 32
1928Nannosaurinae Nopcsa p. 184
1934Nannosaurinae Huene p. 15
1934Nanosaurinae Huene p. 184
1937Nanosauridae Roxo p. 65
1985Nanosauridae Cooper p. 285
1986Nanosauridae Bakker p. 461

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
Ornithopoda()
familyKalodontidaeNopcsa 1901
subfamilyNannosaurinae(Marsh 1878)
subfamilyNannosaurinae(Marsh 1878)

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 1890Zähne in einer Reihe, die Kronen stark zusammengedrückt und gezackt. Wirbel und Gliedmaassenknochen hohl. Vorderbeine massig lang: Humerus mit starkem Radialkamm. Femur gekrümmt mit kräftigem innerem Trochauter. Tibia gerade, länger als Femur. Fibida sehr schlank, vogelartig. Heum mit dünnem vorderem Fortsatz. Ischia lang.
B. F. Nopcsa 1928small but incompletely known, lightly built