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Sinosauropteryx prima

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Taxonomy
Sinosauropteryx prima was named by Ji and Ji (1996). Its type specimen is GMV/NGMC 2123/NIGP 127586, a skeleton, and it is a compression fossil.

It was recombined as Compsognathus prima by Ostrom et al. (1997).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Sinosauropteryx prima Ji and Ji p. 30
1997Sinosauropteryx prima Currie p. 241
1997Sinosauropteryx prima Ji and Ji p. 30
1997Compsognathus prima Ostrom et al. pp. A-461
1998Sinosauropteryx prima Holtz, Jr. p. 42
1999Sinosauropteryx prima Wang et al. p. 2
2001Sinosauropteryx prima Currie and Chen
2003Sinosauropteryx prima Currie p. 56
2003Sinosauropteryx prima Rauhut p. 31
2003Sinosauropteryx prima Ruiz-Omeñaca and Canudo p. 296
2004Sinosauropteryx prima Holtz, Jr. et al. p. 76
2004Sinosauropteryx prima Hwang et al. p. 28 fig. 12
2004Sinosauropteryx prima Senter et al. p. 14 fig. 7
2006Sinosauropteryx prima Peyer p. 880
2007Sinosauropteryx prima Gishlick and Gauthier p. 573
2007Sinosauropteryx prima Turner et al. p. 27
2008Sinosauropteryx prima Ji p. 37
2009Sinosauropteryx prima Xing et al. p. 710
2009Sinosauropteryx prima Xu et al. p. 833
2010Sinosauropteryx prima Chiappe and Göhlich p. 263

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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()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
genusSinosauropteryx
speciesprima

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