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It was reranked as the class Amniota by Benton (1985); it was reranked as the unranked clade Amniota by Gauthier et al. (1988), Gauthier et al. (1989), Laurin and Reisz (1995) and Ruta et al. (2003).
It was assigned to Amphirrhina by Haeckel (1866); to Tetrapoda by Gardiner (1982); to Tetrapoda by Benton (1985) and Sues and Olsen (1993); and to Cotylosauria by Gauthier et al. (1988), Gauthier et al. (1989), Laurin and Reisz (1995) and Ruta et al. (2003).
|Year||Name and author|
|1866||Amniota Haeckel p. CXXXII|
|1891||Plagiaulax dawsoni Woodward|
|1971||Plagiaulax dawsoni Hahn p. 35|
|1982||Amniota Gardiner p. 228|
|1985||Amniota Benton p. 153|
|1988||Amniota Gauthier et al. p. 139 fig. 4.4|
|1989||Amniota Gauthier et al. p. 340 fig. 4|
|1993||Amniota Sues and Olsen|
|1995||Amniota Laurin and Reisz p. 172 fig. 2|
|2003||Amniota Ruta et al. p. 261 figs. 4, 5, 6|
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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.