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Liliensternus

Reptilia -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Liliensternus Welles pp. 166-171
1986Liliensternus Gauthier p. 18
1988Liliensternus Paul p. 267
1989Liliensternus Rowe
1990Liliensternus Rowe and Gauthier p. 152
1992Liliensternus Novas p. 141
1993Liliensternus Paul p. 402
1997Liliensternus Sereno p. 456
1998Liliensternus Sereno p. 73 fig. 8
1999Liliensternus Sereno p. 2138 fig. 2
2000Liliensternus Rauhut and Hungerbühler
2001Liliensternus Barco and Ruiz-Omeñaca p. 243
2002Liliensternus Carrano et al.
2003Liliensternus Rauhut p. 136
2004Liliensternus Carrano and Sampson p. 539
2004Liliensternus Tykoski and Rowe p. 48
2005Liliensternus Carrano et al. pp. 843-844 fig. 13
2005Liliensternus Yates p. 118 fig. 9
2007Liliensternus Ezcurra and Cuny p. 78 fig. 6
2007Liliensternus Ezcurra and Novas p. 46 fig. 12
2007Liliensternus Naish and Martill p. 500

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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()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
superfamilyCoelophysoidea
genusLiliensternus

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
G. S. Paul 1993Total length ~5 m, skeleton gracile. Skull length ~400 mm, ventral edge of antorbital fossa has a raised rim. Cervicals moderately slender. Ilium short and deep, cleft between anterior blade and pubic peduncle narrow, pubis straight and very long, brevis fossa not well exposed in lateral view, ascending process of astragalus short.