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Metasuchia (disused)

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Metasuchia was named by Benton and Clark (1988). It was considered monophyletic by Schwarz-Wings et al. (2011).

It was reranked as the suborder Metasuchia by Schwarz-Wings et al. (2011).

It was assigned to Mesoeucrocodylia by Sereno et al. (2001), Sereno and Larsson (2009) and Andrade et al. (2011); and to Crocodyliformes by Schwarz-Wings et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Metasuchia Benton and Clark
2001Metasuchia Sereno et al. p. 1518
2009Metasuchia Sereno and Larsson p. 8
2011Metasuchia Andrade et al.
2011Metasuchia Schwarz-Wings et al.

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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()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
suborderCrocodyliformes
suborderMetasuchia(Benton and Clark 1988)
suborderMetasuchia(Benton and Clark 1988)

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