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Bothrosauropodidae (disused)

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Bothrosauropodidae was named by Janensch (1929) ["family group"].

It was assigned to Sauropoda by Huene (1948), Young (1958) and Dong (1977).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Bothrosauropodidae Janensch
1948Bothrosauropodidae Huene p. 91
1958Bothrosauropodidae Young p. 25
1977Bothropodidae Dong p. 59

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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()
superfamilyBothrosauropodidaeJanensch 1929
superfamilyBothrosauropodidaeJanensch 1929

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
F. v. Huene 1948Skull depressed at base of snout; very large nasal openings in front of orbit; sharp spatulate teeth; no bifid neural spines, except in Camarasauridae.