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Neoaves

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Taxonomy
Neoaves was named by Sibley et al. (1988). It is extant.

It was assigned to Neognathae by Clarke et al. (2005), Slack et al. (2006), Lindow and Dyke (2006), Livezey and Zusi (2007) and Mayr (2009).

Sister taxa
Natatores, Terrestrornithes

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Neoaves Sibley and et al.
2005Neoaves Clarke et al. p. 307
2006Neoaves Lindow and Dyke p. 485
2006Neoaves Slack et al. p. 1150
2007Neoaves Livezey and Zusi p. 90
2009Neoaves Mayr p. 14 figs. Figure 3.1

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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
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
RankNameAuthor
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
NeoavesSibley et al. 1988
NeoavesSibley et al. 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