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It was considered a nomen vanum by Welles (1984); it was considered a nomen dubium by Nesbitt et al. (2007).
It was assigned to Sauria by Adams (1875); to Cryptodira by Huene (1902); to Anchisauridae by Lydekker (1889), Zittel (1890), Marsh (1895), Marsh (1896), Hay (1902) and Lambe (1905); to Thecodontosauridae by Romer (1966); to Theropoda by Steel (1970) and Galton and Cluver (1976); to Saurischia by Anderson and Cruickshank (1978); and to Archosauromorpha by Sues (2016).
|Year||Name and author|
|1875||Arctosaurus Adams p. 179 fig. 1|
|1889||Arctosaurus Lydekker p. 353|
|1890||Arctosaurus Zittel p. 731|
|1896||Arctosaurus Marsh p. 239|
|1902||Arctosaurus Hay p. 492|
|1905||Arctosaurus Lambe p. 48|
|1966||Arctosaurus Romer p. 370|
|1970||Arctosaurus Steel p. 44|
|1976||Arctosaurus Galton and Cluver p. 150|
|1978||Arctosaurus Anderson and Cruickshank p. 31|
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