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Sauropodomorpha

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Taxonomy
Sauropodomorpha was named by Huene (1932). It is not extant. It was considered monophyletic by Nesbitt (2011).

It was reranked as the order Sauropodomorpha by Bakker and Galton (1974); it was reranked as the superorder Sauropodomorpha by Olshevsky (1992); it was reranked as the unranked clade Sauropodomorpha by Gauthier and Padian (1985), Gauthier (1986), Brinkman and Sues (1987), Gauthier et al. (1989), Benton (1990), Osmolska (1990), Novas (1992), Sereno et al. (1993), Novas (1996), Sereno (1998), Sereno (1999), Tang et al. (2001), Rauhut (2003), Langer (2004), Yates (2005), Langer and Benton (2006), Ezcurra (2006), Martínez and Alcober (2009), Langer et al. (2010), Novas et al. (2011), Nesbitt (2011) and Cabreira et al. (2011).

It was assigned to Saurischia by Bakker and Galton (1974); to Archosauria by Olshevsky (1992); to Saurischia by Romer (1966), Reig (1970), Steel (1970), Swinton (1970), Krebs (1974), del Corro (1975), Jain et al. (1975), Anderson and Cruickshank (1978), Baird and Horner (1979), Benton (1979), Ostrom (1980), Russell (1984), Galton and Van Heerden (1985), Buscalioni and Sanz (1987), Carroll (1988) and Long and Murry (1995); to Saurischia by Gauthier and Padian (1985), Gauthier (1986), Brinkman and Sues (1987), Gauthier et al. (1989), Benton (1990), Osmolska (1990), Novas (1992), Sereno et al. (1993), Novas (1996), Sereno (1998), Sereno (1999), Tang et al. (2001), Rauhut (2003), Martínez and Alcober (2009), Langer et al. (2010) and Nesbitt (2011); and to Eusaurischia by Langer (2004), Yates (2005), Langer and Benton (2006), Ezcurra (2006), Novas et al. (2011) and Cabreira et al. (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Euskelesaurus Huxley pp. 1-6
1866Euskelesaurus brownii Huxley p. 1
1866Euskelesaurus Huxley p. 4
1866Euskelesaurus brownii Huxley p. 4
1866Orosaurus Huxley p. 5
1870Euskelesaurus browni Fischer p. 177
1870Euskelesaurus Fischer p. 178
1870Orosaurus Fischer p. 178
1870Euskelesaurus Huxley p. 34
1890Euscelosaurus Zittel p. 749
1890Orosaurus Zittel p. 749
1892Euskelesaurus browni Seeley p. 190
1894Euskelesaurus browni Seeley p. 317
1896Euskelesaurus Marsh p. 196
1902Euskelosaurus Huene
1902Orosaurus Huene
1908Euskelesaurus Huene p. 252
1909Euskelesaurus Broom p. 289
1909Euskelesaurus brownii Broom p. 289
1909Euskelosaurus Huene p. 14
1911Euskelosaurus von Zittel p. 279
1913Euskelesaurus Broom p. 364
1913Euskelesaurus brownii Broom p. 364
1914Euskelosaurus Huene p. 16
1914Euskelosaurus browni Huene p. 16
1920Euskelesaurus Van Hoepen p. 100
1920Euskelesaurus browni Van Hoepen p. 100
1924Euskelosaurus Haughton
1924Euskelosaurus browni Haughton
1928Euskelesaurus Nopcsa p. 182–183
1932Sauropodomorpha Huene
1940Euskelosaurus Huene p. 263
1940Euskelosaurus browni Huene p. 263
1951Pachysuchus imperfectus Young
1951Pachysuchus Young p. 25
1954Euskelesaurus Haughton and Brink p. 4
1954Euskelesaurus browni Haughton and Brink p. 36
1956Orosaurus Romer p. 615
1956Euskelosaurus Romer p. 618
1964Orosaurus Tatarinov p. 537
1966Euskelosaurus browni Ellenberger and Ginsburg p. 444
1966Euskelosaurus Romer p. 370
1966Sauropodomorpha Romer p. 370
1970Euskelesaurus Ellenberger p. 345
1970Euskelesaurus browni Ellenberger p. 345
1970Sauropodomorpha Reig p. 277
1970Sauropodomorpha Steel p. 46
1970Orosaurus Steel p. 50
1970Euskelosaurus Steel p. 57
1970Euskelosaurus brownii Steel p. 57
1970Sauropodomorpha Swinton p. 117
1974Sauropodomorpha Bakker and Galton p. 171
1974Sauropodomorpha Krebs p. 22
1975Sauropodomorpha Jain et al.
1975Sauropodomorpha del Corro p. 231
1978Euskelesaurus Anderson and Cruickshank p. 31
1978Sauropodomorpha Anderson and Cruickshank p. 31
1979Sauropodomorpha Baird and Horner p. 10
1979Sauropodomorpha Benton p. 143
1979Euskelosaurus Heerden
1979Euskelosaurus brownii Heerden
1980Sauropodomorpha Ostrom p. 22
1984Euskelosaurus Olsen and Galton p. 91
1984Euskelosaurus browni Olsen and Galton p. 91
1984Sauropodomorpha Russell p. 28
1985Euskelosaurus Attridge et al. p. 128
1985Euskelosaurus Galton p. 671
1985Euskelosaurus brownii Galton pp. 671-672
1985Sauropodomorpha Galton and Van Heerden
1985Sauropodomorpha Gauthier and Padian pp. 189-190 fig. 2
1986Euskelosaurus Battail p. 49
1986Sauropodomorpha Gauthier p. 44
1986Euskelosaurus Ginsburg p. 143
1986Euskelosaurus broomi Ginsburg p. 143
1987Sauropodomorpha Brinkman and Sues p. 503
1987Sauropodomorpha Buscalioni and Sanz p. 66
1988Euskelosaurus Carroll
1988Sauropodomorpha Carroll
1989Sauropodomorpha Gauthier et al. p. 346
1990Sauropodomorpha Benton p. 19
1990Sauropodomorpha Osmolska p. 148
1992Sauropodomorpha Novas p. 131
1992Sauropodomorpha Olshevsky p. 171
1993Euskelosaurus browni Gauffre p. 147
1993Euskelosaurus Gauffre p. 148
1993Sauropodomorpha Sereno et al. p. 65 fig. 2
1995Sauropodomorpha Long and Murry p. 189
1996Sauropodomorpha Novas p. 737 fig. 10
1997Euskelosaurus browni Chinsamy p. 677
1998Euskelosaurus Galton and Van Heerden pp. 174-175
1998Euskelosaurus brownii Galton and Van Heerden pp. 174-175
1998Sauropodomorpha Sereno p. 63
1999Sauropodomorpha Sereno p. 2138 fig. 2
2001Euskelosaurus browni Durand p. 598
2001Sauropodomorpha Tang et al. p. 14
2002Euskelosaurus browni Harris et al. p. 251
2003Sauropodomorpha Rauhut p. 129
2004Euskelosaurus Galton and Upchurch p. 234 fig. 12.11
2004Euskelosaurus brownii Galton and Upchurch p. 234
2004Sauropodomorpha Langer p. 27
2005Sauropodomorpha Yates p. 118 fig. 9
2006Sauropodomorpha Ezcurra p. 657 fig. 3
2006Sauropodomorpha Langer and Benton pp. 346-348 fig. 15
2007Euskelosaurus browni Galton p. 518
2009Sauropodomorpha Martínez and Alcober p. 11 fig. 10
2010Sauropodomorpha Langer et al. p. 93
2011Sauropodomorpha Cabreira et al. p. 1036
2011Sauropodomorpha Nesbitt p. 212 fig. 52
2011Sauropodomorpha Novas et al. p. 341 fig. 4

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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
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)

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
S. J. Nesbitt 2011The most inclusive clade containing Saltasaurus loricatus Bonaparte and Powell, 1980, but not Passer domesticus Linnaeus, 1758, or Triceratops horridus Marsh, 1889