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Dictyoolithidae

Reptilia - Dictyoolithidae

Taxonomy
Dictyoolithidae was named by Zhao (1994). It is not extant. It is considered to be a form taxon.

It was assigned to Dinosauria by Zhao (1994); and to Dinosauria by Wang et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Dictyoolithidae Zhao p. 189
2013Dictyoolithidae Wang et al. p. 44

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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
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
familyDictyoolithidae
familyDictyoolithidae

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
Q. Wang et al. 2013Eggs spherical or near-spherical. Outer surface smooth with grainy appearance or very low sculptured nodes. Radial view of eggshell with reticulate organization framed by irregular shell units. Shape of pore canals irregular. Pore walls separated into irregularly small blocks in tangential view.