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Efraasia minor

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Taxonomy
Teratosaurus minor was named by Huene (1908). Its type specimen is SMNS 11838, a set of postcrania, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Burrer Quarry, Pfaffenhofen, which is in an Alaunian terrestrial sandstone/marl in the Löwenstein Formation of Germany.

It was synonymized subjectively with Sellosaurus gracilis by Galton (1985) and Galton (1985); it was considered a nomen dubium by Galton (2001) and Galton and Upchurch (2004); it was recombined as Efraasia minor by Yates (2003), Upchurch et al. (2007), Galton (2007), Barrett et al. (2007), Galton et al. (2007), Irmis and Knoll (2008), Langer et al. (2010) and Apaldetti et al. (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1908Teratosaurus minor Huene p. 174 figs. 188-191
1908Sellosaurus fraasi Huene p. 183 figs. 74-75
1909Sellosaurus fraasii Fraas p. xxxiv
1912Thecodontosaurus diagnosticus Fraas p. lxvi
1912Thecodontosaurus diagnosticus Obermeyer p. 135
1913Teratosaurus minor Fraas p. 1097
1913Thecodontosaurus diagnosticus Fraas p. 1099
1913Sellosaurus fraasii Fraas p. 1100
1914Teratosaurus minor Fraas p. 126
1914Thecodontosaurus diagnosticus Fraas p. 130
1914Sellosaurus fraasii Fraas p. 131
1914Sellosaurus fraasii Hennig p. 418
1914Teratosaurus minor Hennig p. 418
1914Thecodontosaurus diagnosticus Hennig p. 418
1914Thecodontosaurus diagnosticus Huene p. 12
1914Sellosaurus fraasi Huene p. 14
1914Teratosaurus minor Huene p. 14
1915Sellosaurus fraasi Huene p. 3
1932Palaeosaurus diagnosticus Huene p. 73 fig. 7
1938Palaeosaurus diagnosticus Berckhemer p. 196
1938Teratosaurus minor Berckhemer p. 196
1941Palaeosaurus diagnosticus Huene p. 141
1941Palaeosaurus diagnosticus Young p. 206
1967Thecodontosaurus diagnosticus Charig p. 712
1970Palaeosauriscus diagnosticus Steel p. 26
1970Teratosaurus minor Steel p. 26
1973Efraasia diagnostica Galton p. 247
1976Efraasia diagnostica Galton and Cluver p. 137
2003Efraasia minor Yates p. 328
2006Efraasia diagnostica Langer and Benton p. 318 fig. 4
2007Efraasia minor Barrett et al. p. 321
2007Efraasia minor Galton p. 517
2007Efraasia minor Galton et al. p. 120
2007Efraasia minor Upchurch et al. p. 76
2008Efraasia minor Irmis and Knoll p. 122
2010Efraasia minor Langer et al. p. 70
2011Efraasia minor Apaldetti et al. p. 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
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
genusEfraasia
speciesminor(Huene 1908)

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