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Tetrasauropus

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Tetrasauropus Ellenberger p. 345
1984Tetrasauropus Olsen and Galton p. 95
1998Tetrasauropus Hunt et al. p. 523
2003Tetrasauropus Nicosia and Loi p. 138
2004Tetrasauropus Knoll p. 77
2007Tetrasauropus D'Orazi Porchetti and Nicosia pp. 222-227
2008Tetrasauropus Milàn et al. p. 204
2016Tetrasauropus Salisbury et al. p. 47

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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
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Plateosauria()
Anchisauria
Prosauropoda()
genusTetrasauropus

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
S. D'Orazi Porchetti and U. Nicosia 2007Large-sized quadrupedal track, plantigrade, with a tetradactyl pes showing a strong ectaxony, with foot axis almost parallel to the midline of the trackway. Strong claws which in the pes bend inward; manus smaller than the pes (about 2/3) with four digits. Manus regularly placed in front of, and external to, the pes.