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Andesauridae (disused)

Reptilia - Andesauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Andesaurinae Calvo and Bonaparte p. 304
1993Andesauridae Bonaparte and Coria
1996Andesauridae Bonaparte p. 100
1996Andesaurinae Russell p. 391
1997Andesaurinae McIntosh p. 658
1999Andesauridae Bonaparte pp. 160-161
2005Andesauridae Apesteguía p. 259
2008Andesauridae Malkani p. 69

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
RankNameAuthor
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
Eusauropoda
Neosauropoda
Macronaria
Titanosauriformes
Somphospondyli
Titanosauria
familyAndesauridae()
familyAndesauridae()

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
J. F. Bonaparte and R. A. Coria 1993Titanosaurs that possess the following associated characters: small pleurocoels located in the anterior region of an ovoid pleurocoelic depression; two or three deep triangular depressions in the lateral face of the neural arch; neural arch and neural spine of the dorsal vertebrae more high than in Titanosauridae; very developed hyposphene-hypantrum, in some genera with extra articular sides; middle and distal caudal vertebrae amphiplatyan with short prezygapophysial processes. (Translated by M. C. Lamanna.)
J. F. Bonaparte 1996Titanosaurs showing the following combination of characters: dorsal vertebrae with small pleurocoels located in anterior part of a pleurocoelian, ovoid depression; two or three triangular, deep depressions on lateral side of neural arch; tall neural arch with elongate neural spine; well-developed hyposphene-hypanthrum; amphiplatian to slight opisthocoelian dorsal vertebrae; central caudal vertebrae (not known the proximal ones) amphiplatian with rather short prezygapophysial process.