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Megalosauroidea

Reptilia -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1928Megalosauroidea Nopcsa p. 183
1964Megalosauroidea Walker p. 128
1970Megalosauroidea Osmólska and Roniewicz p. 7
1971Megalosauroidea Haubold p. 77
1995Megalosauroidea Holtz, Jr. p. 35A
2012Megalosauroidea Carrano et al. p. 251

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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
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
Orionides
superfamilyMegalosauroidea()
superfamilyMegalosauroidea()

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
B. F. Nopcsa 1928bipedal; bones not pneumatic; eeth with trenchant and serrated edges; manus undergoing reduction; pes with well-developed hallux which functions as a grasping organ.