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Zatomus

Reptilia - Teratosauridae

Taxonomy
Zatomus was named by Cope (1871). Its type is Zatomus sarcophagus.

It was considered a nomen vanum by Welles (1984).

It was assigned to Dinosauria by Cope (1875); to Anchisauridae by Huene (1902); to Megalosauridae by Hay (1902); to Teratosauridae by Romer (1956) and Tatarinov (1964); to Theropoda by Romer (1966); and to Ornithosuchidae by Steel (1970).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Zatomus Cope p. 211
1871Zatomus sarcophagus Cope p. 211
1875Zatomus sarcophagus Cope p. 36
1875Zatomus Cope p. 39
1902Zatomus Hay p. 490
1902Zatomus sarcophagus Hay p. 490
1902Zatomus Huene
1956Zatomus Romer p. 615
1964Zatomus Tatarinov p. 537
1966Zatomus Romer p. 370
1970Zatomus Steel p. 26
1970Zatomus sarcophagus Steel p. 26

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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
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
familyTeratosauridae
genusZatomus

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