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It was corrected as Sauri by Quenstedt (1882); it was reranked as the subclass Sauria by Gadow (1898); it was synonymized subjectively with Lacertilia by Seiffert (1975); it was reranked as the suborder Sauria by Hay (1902), Gilmore (1928), Estes (1964), Antunes (1964), Kuhn (1966), Sulimski (1972), Benton (1985), Barbera and Macuglia (1991) and Muller (2003).
It was assigned to Amphibia by Quenstedt (1882); to Squamata by Hay (1902), Gilmore (1928), Antunes (1964), Kuhn (1966), Sulimski (1972), Benton (1985) and Barbera and Macuglia (1991); to Squamata by Estes (1983), Sullivan (1986), Lingham-Soliar (1994) and Lingham-Soliar (1995); to Reptilia by d'Orbigny (1849), Mantell (1854), Gadow (1898), Estes (1964), Sahni and Srivastava (1976) and Clos (1995); and to Neodiapsida by Muller (2003).
|Year||Name and author|
|1849||Sauria d'Orbigny p. 204|
|1854||Sauria Mantell p. 646|
|1882||Sauri Quenstedt p. 155|
|1898||Sauria Gadow p. 24|
|1902||Sauria Hay p. 473|
|1928||Sauria Gilmore p. 14|
|1942||Ascalabota Gilmore p. 264|
|1964||Sauria Antunes p. 137|
|1964||Sauria Estes p. 101|
|1966||Sauria Kuhn p. 45|
|1972||Sauria Sulimski p. 34|
|1976||Sauria Sahni and Srivastava p. 925|
|1985||Sauria Benton p. 157|
|1986||Sauria Sullivan p. 109|
|1991||Sauria Barbera and Macuglia p. 421|
|1994||Sauria Lingham-Soliar p. 269|
|1995||Sauria Clos p. 254|
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