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Platynota

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Platynota was named by Baur (1890). It is extant. It was considered monophyletic by Conrad (2006).

It was reranked as the superfamily Platynota by Kuhn (1946); it was reranked as the unranked clade Platynota by Cernansky et al. (2015).

It was assigned to Lacertilia by Kuhn (1946); to Lacertilia by Miller (1967); to Anguimorpha by Estes (1964), Borsuk-Bialynicka (1984), Nydam (2000) and Nydam (2002); to Anguiformes by Conrad (2006); and to Anguimorpha by Evans (1994), Evans et al. (2006), Norell et al. (2007) and Cernansky et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Platynota Baur
1946Platynota Kuhn p. 60
1964Platynota Estes p. 128
1967Platynota Miller p. 227
1984Platynota Borsuk-Bialynicka p. 25
1994Platynota Evans p. 35
2000Platynota Nydam
2002Platynota Nydam p. 652
2006Platynota Conrad p. 122
2006Platynota Evans et al. p. 1145
2007Platynota Norell et al. p. 3
2015Platynota Cernansky et al. p. 112

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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
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
suborderAnguimorphaFürbringer 1900
Anguiformes
infraorderPlatynotaBaur 1890
infraorderPlatynotaBaur 1890

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