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Archosauromorpha (archosauromorph)

Reptilia

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Pterodactylus longispinis Cope p. 290
1870Rhabdopelix longispinis Cope p. 170
1879Pterodactylus longispinus Miller p. 156
1902Rhabdopelix longispinis Hay p. 461
1930Rhabdopelix longispinis Hay p. 164
1945Gwyneddosaurus Bock p. 2
1945Gwyneddosaurus erici Bock pp. 2-3 figs. 1-2
1946Archosauromorpha Huene
1947Ocolurtaia Rusconi
1947Ocolurtaia arquata Rusconi
1948Gwyneddosaurus Huene p. 213
1954Archosauromorpha Huene p. 41
1961Chasmatosuchus vjushkovi Ochev
1964Gwyneddosaurus Tatarinov p. 530
1970Gwyneddosaurus Steel p. 44
1970Gwyneddosaurus erici Steel p. 44
1976Chasmatosuchus vjushkovi Charig and Sues p. 27
1979Exilisuchus Ochev
1979Exilisuchus tubercularis Ochev
1985Archosauromorpha Benton p. 154
1988Archosauromorpha Carroll
1989Archosauromorpha Gauthier et al. p. 343 fig. 9
1989Archosauromorpha Rieppel
1991Archosauromorpha Laurin p. 83 fig. 11
1995Archosauromorpha Long and Murry
2001Archosauromorpha Peng et al. p. 32
2002Archosauromorpha Baciu and Chanet p. 59
2003Archosauromorpha Meyer and Zardoya
2004Archosauromorpha Senter p. 260
2005Archosauromorpha Renesto p. 378
2009Archosauromorpha Dilkes and Sues
2013Exilisuchus Ezcurra et al.
2016Archosauromorpha Ezcurra
2017Archosauromorpha Li et al.
2019Archosauromorpha Spiekman and Scheyer
2020Archosauromorpha Dalla Vecchia
2020Archosauromorpha De-Oliveira et al. p. 4
2020Archosauromorpha Spiekman et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)

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.

Unr. Archosauromorpha Huene 1946 [archosauromorph]
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G. †Aenigmastropheus Ezcurra et al. 2014
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Aenigmastropheus parringtoni Ezcurra et al. 2014
G. †Arctosaurus Adams 1875
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Arctosaurus osborni Adams 1875
Unr. †Crocopoda Ezcurra 2016
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Unr. †Allokotosauria Nesbitt et al. 2015
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Fm. †Azendohsauridae Nesbitt et al. 2015
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G. †Azendohsaurus Dutuit 1972
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Azendohsaurus laaroussii Dutuit 1972
Azendohsaurus madagaskarensis Flynn et al. 2010
G. †Shringasaurus Senqupta et al. 2017
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Shringasaurus indicus Senqupta et al. 2017
G. †Coelodontognathus Ochev 1967
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G. †Pamelaria Sen 2003
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G. †Trilophosaurus Case 1928
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Invalid names: Malerisaurus langstoni Chatterjee 1986 [synonym]
Trilophosaurus jacobsi Murry 1987
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Invalid names: Trilophosaurus dornorum Mueller and Parker 2006 [synonym]
Trilophosaurus phasmalophos Kligman et al. 2020
Invalid names: Chinleogomphius Sues and Olsen 1993 [synonym]
Unr. †Archosauriformes Gauthier 1986
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G. †Antarctanax Peecook et al. 2019
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Antarctanax shackletoni Peecook et al. 2019
G. †Barberenasuchus Mattar 1987
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G. †Chasmatosuchus Huene 1940
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Chasmatosuchus magnus Ochev 1979
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Invalid names: Gamosaurus lozovskii Ochev 1979 [synonym]
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Invalid names: Tsylmosuchus samariensis Sennikov 1990 [synonym]
Invalid names: Gamosaurus Ochev 1979 [synonym], Jaikosuchus Sennikov 1990 [synonym]
G. †Collilongus Borsuk−Białynicka and Sennikov 2009
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Collilongus rarus Borsuk−Białynicka and Sennikov 2009
G. †Crosbysaurus Heckert 2004
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Crosbysaurus harrisae Heckert 2004
Unr. †Crurotarsi Sereno and Arcucci 1990
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G. †Euscolosuchus Sues 1992
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Euscolosuchus olseni Sues 1992
Invalid names: Crocodylotarsi Benton and Clark 1988 [empty], Ornithosuchia Huene 1908 [empty]
G. †Cuyosuchus Reig 1961
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Cuyosuchus huenei Reig 1961
G. †Dyoplax Fraas 1867
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Dyoplax arenaceus Fraas 1867
Fm. †Erythrosuchidae Watson 1917
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G. †Chalishevia Ochev 1980
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Chalishevia cothurnata Ochev 1980
G. †Erythrosuchus Broom 1905
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G. †Garjainia Ochev 1958
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Garjainia madiba Gower et al. 2014
Garjainia prima Ochev 1958
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Invalid names: Garjainia triplicostata Huene 1960 [synonym], Vjushkovia triplicostata Huene 1960 [synonym]
G. †Guchengosuchus Peng 1991
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G. †Shansisuchus Young 1964
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Invalid names: Fenhosuchus cristatus Young 1964 [synonym]
G. †Uralosaurus Sennikov 1995
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Uralosaurus magnus Ochev 1980
G. †Vjushkovia Huene 1960
Unr. †Eucrocopoda Ezcurra 2016
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Unr. Archosauria Cope 1869 [archosaur]
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Unr. †Avemetatarsalia Benton 1999
Unr. †Pseudosuchia Zittel 1890
G. †Sikannisuchus Nicholls et al. 1998
G. †Smok Niedzwiedzki et al. 2012
Or. †Thecodontia Owen 1859
Superor. Theropodomorpha Olshevsky 1991
Invalid names: Agrestipus Weems 1987 [nomen nudum], Avesuchia Benton 1999 [synonym], Avipes Huene 1932 [nomen dubium], Caenagnathiformes Sternberg 1940 [empty], Longisquamidae Sharov 1970 [empty], Megalosaurus terquemi Huene 1926 [nomen dubium], Neoarchosauria Benton 1985 [empty], Palaeosauriscus Kuhn 1959 [nomen dubium], Parrishia Long and Murry 1995 [nomen dubium], Parrishia mccreai Long and Murry 1995 [nomen dubium], Picrodon Seeley 1898 [nomen dubium], Strigosuchus Simmons 1965 [nomen dubium], Strigosuchus licinus Simmons 1965 [nomen dubium]
G. †Asperoris Nesbitt et al. 2013
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Asperoris mnyama Nesbitt et al. 2013
G. †Dorosuchus Sennikov 1989
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Dorosuchus neoetus Sennikov 1989
G. †Euparkeria Broom 1913
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Euparkeria capensis Broom 1913
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Invalid names: Browniella africana Broom 1913 [synonym]
G. †Polymorphodon Sues et al. 2020
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Polymorphodon adorfi Sues et al. 2020
Unr. †Proterochampsia Kischlat 2000
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G. †Barberenachampsa Kischlat 2000
Unr. †Doswelliidae Weems 1980
Fm. †Proterochampsidae Romer 1966
Fm. †Euparkeriidae Huene 1920
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G. †Halazhaisuchus Wu 1982
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G. †Osmolskina Borsuk-Bialynicka and Evans 2003
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Osmolskina czatkowicensis Borsuk-Bialynicka and Evans 2003
Invalid names: Turfanosuchus shageduensis Wu 1982 [nomen dubium]
G. †Fugusuchus Cheng 1980
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G. †Graoullyodon Godefroit and Cuny 1997
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Graoullyodon hacheti Godefroit and Cuny 1997
G. †Heteropelta Dalla Vecchia 2021
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Heteropelta boboi Dalla Vecchia 2021
G. †Incertovenator Yanez et al. 2021
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Incertovenator longicollum Yanez et al. 2021
G. †Kalisuchus Thulborn 1979
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Kalisuchus rewanensis Thulborn 1979
G. †Litorosuchus Li et al. 2016
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Litorosuchus somnii Li et al. 2016
G. †Lucianosaurus Hunt and Lucas 1993
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Lucianosaurus wildi Hunt and Lucas 1993
G. †Protecovasaurus Heckert 2004
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Protecovasaurus lucasi Heckert 2004
Fm. †Proterosuchidae Broom 1906
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G. †Archosaurus Tatarinov 1960
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Archosaurus rossicus Tatarinov 1960
G. †Blomosuchus Sennikov 1997
G. †Proterosuchus Broom 1903
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Proterosuchus alexanderi Hoffman 1965
Proterosuchus fergusi Broom 1903
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Invalid names: Chasmatosaurus vanhoepeni Haughton 1924 [synonym], Elaphrosuchus rubidgei Broom 1946 [synonym]
Proterosuchus goweri Ezcurra and Butler 2015
Invalid names: Chasmatosaurus Haughton 1924 [synonym], Elaphrosuchus Broom 1946 [synonym]
Invalid names: Chasmatosauridae Haughton 1924 [synonym], Garjainiidae Ochev 1958 [synonym], Vjushkoviidae Huene 1960 [synonym]
Unr. †Protopyknosia Nesbitt et al. 2021
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G. †Kranosaura Nesbitt et al. 2021
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Kranosaura kuttyi Nesbitt et al. 2021
G. †Sarmatosuchus Sennikov 1994
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Sarmatosuchus otschevi Sennikov 1994
G. †Syntomiprosopus Heckert et al. 2021
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Syntomiprosopus sucherorum Heckert et al. 2021
G. †Tecovasaurus Hunt and Lucas 1994
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Tecovasaurus murryi Hunt and Lucas 1994
G. †Triopticus Stocker et al. 2016
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Triopticus primus Stocker et al. 2016
G. †Uatchitodon Sues 1991
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Uatchitodon kroehleri Sues 1991
Uatchitodon schneideri Mitchell et al. 2010
G. †Vonhuenia Sennikov 1992
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Vonhuenia friedrichi Sennikov 1992
G. †Zanclodon Plieninger 1846
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Zanclodon arenaceus Fraas 1896
Zanclodon crenatus Plieninger 1846
Zanclodon laevis Plieninger 1846
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Invalid names: Plateosaurus plieningeri Fraas 1896 [objective synonym]
Invalid names: Smilodon Plieninger 1846 [replaced], Zanclodon quenstedti Seeley 1892 [nomen nudum]
Invalid names: Erythrosuchia Bonaparte 1984 [empty], Plateosaurus ornatus Huene 1905 [nomen dubium], Typothorax punctulatus Rusconi 1947 [nomen dubium], Wangisuchus Young 1964 [nomen dubium], Wangisuchus tzeyii Young 1964 [nomen dubium]
G. †Boreopricea Tatarinov 1978
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Boreopricea funerea Tatarinov 1978
G. †Eorasaurus Sennikov 1997
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Eorasaurus olsoni Sennikov 1997
Fm. †Prolacertidae Parrington 1935
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G. †Kadimakara Bartholomai 1979
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Kadimakara australiensis Bartholomai 1979
G. †Malutinisuchus Ochev 1986
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Malutinisuchus gratus Ochev 1986
G. †Prolacerta Parrington 1935
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Prolacerta broomi Parrington 1935
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Invalid names: Pricea longiceps Broom and Robinson 1948 [synonym]
G. †Vritramimosaurus Sennikov 2005
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G. †Prolacertoides Young 1973
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Unr. †Rhynchosauria Osborn 1903 [rhynchosaur]
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G. †Eohyosaurus Butler et al. 2015
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Eohyosaurus wolvaardti Butler et al. 2015
G. †Howesia Broom 1905
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Howesia browni Broom 1905
Subor. †Mesosuchidia Haughton 1924
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Fm. †Mesosuchidae Haughton 1924
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Invalid names: Gnathodontidae Broom [synonym]
G. †Mesosuchus Watson 1912
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Mesosuchus browni Watson 1912
G. †Noteosuchus Broom 1925
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Noteosuchus colletti Watson 1912
Invalid names: Eosuchus Watson 1912 [replaced]
Unr. †Rhynchosauridae Cope 1871
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G. †Bentonyx Langer et al. 2010
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Bentonyx sidensis Langer et al. 2010
G. †Fodonyx Hone and Benton 2008
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Fodonyx spenceri Benton 1990
Unr. †Hyperodapedontinae Chatterjee 1969
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G. †Hyperodapedon Huxley 1859
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Invalid names: Cephalonia Huene 1940 [synonym], Macrocephalosaurus Tupi-Caldas 1933 [synonym], Paradapedon Huene 1938 [synonym], Stenometopon Boulenger 1903 [synonym], Supradapedon Chatterjee 1980 [synonym]
G. †Isalorhynchus Buffetaut 1983
G. †Oryctorhynchus Sues et al. 2020
G. †Otischalkia Hunt and Lucas 1991
G. †Teyumbaita Montefeltro et al. 2010
Invalid names: Scaphonyx africanus Boonstra 1953 [nomen dubium]
G. †Langeronyx Ezcurra et al. 2016
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Langeronyx brodiei Benton 1990
G. †Rhynchosaurus Owen 1842
Subfm. †Stenaulorhynchinae Kuhn 1933
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G. †Ammorhynchus Nesbitt and Whatley 2004
G. †Brasinorhynchus Schultz et al. 2016
G. †Elorhynchus Ezcurra et al. 2020
G. †Mesodapedon Chatterjee 1980
G. †Stenaulorhynchus Haughton 1932
Invalid names: Rhynchosaurinae Nopcsa 1923 [empty], Scaphonychidae Huene 1948 [synonym]
Subor. †Rhynchosauroidea Nopcsa 1928
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Invalid names: Howesiidae Watson 1917 [empty]
Invalid names: Gnathodontia Owen 1859 [synonym], Hyperodapedontidae Lydekker 1885 [empty]
G. †Tasmaniosaurus Camp and Banks 1978
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Tasmaniosaurus triassicus Camp and Banks 1978
Invalid names: Ankistrodon Huxley 1865 [nomen dubium], Ankistrodon indicus Huxley 1865 [nomen dubium], Blomia Sennikov 1992 [nomen dubium], Blomia georgii Sennikov 1992 [nomen dubium], Tsylmosuchus Sennikov 1990 [nomen dubium], Tsylmosuchus donensis Sennikov 1990 [nomen dubium], Tsylmosuchus jakovlevi Sennikov 1990 [nomen dubium]
G. †Czatkowiella Borsuk−Białynicka and Evans 2009
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Czatkowiella harae Borsuk−Białynicka and Evans 2009
G. †Elessaurus De-Oliveira et al. 2020
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Elessaurus gondwanoccidens De-Oliveira et al. 2020
Superfm. †Helveticosauroidea Rieppel 1989
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Fm. †Helveticosauridae Peyer 1955
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G. †Eusaurosphargis Nosotti and Rieppel 2003
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Eusaurosphargis dalsassoi Nosotti and Rieppel 2003
G. †Helveticosaurus Peyer 1955
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G. †Jesairosaurus Jalil 1997
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Jesairosaurus lehmani Jalil 1997
G. †Mecistotrachelos Fraser et al. 2007
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Mecistotrachelos apeoros Fraser et al. 2007
Unr. †Prolacertiformes Camp 1945
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G. †Cosesaurus Ellenberger and Villalta 1974
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Cosesaurus aviceps Ellenberger and Villalta 1974
Fm. †Podopterygidae Sharov 1971
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G. †Sharovipteryx Cowen 1981
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Sharovipteryx mirabilis Sharov 1971
Invalid names: Podopteryx Sharov 1971 [replaced]
G. †Rhombopholis Owen 1866
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Or. †Protorosauria Huxley 1871
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G. †Fuyuansaurus Fraser et al. 2013
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Fuyuansaurus acutirostris Fraser et al. 2013
G. †Pectodens Li et al. 2017
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Pectodens zhenyuensis Li et al. 2017
Fm. †Protorosauridae Cope 1871
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G. †Aphelosaurus Gervais 1858
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Aphelosaurus lutevensis Gervais 1858
G. †Malerisaurus Chatterjee 1980
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Malerisaurus robinsonae Chatterjee 1980
G. †Microcnemus Huene 1940
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Microcnemus efremovi Huene 1940
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Invalid names: Chasmatosuchus parvus Huene 1940 [synonym]
G. †Tridentinosaurus Dal Piaz 1931
Invalid names: Thecodontosaurus primus Huene 1905 [nomen dubium]
Fm. †Sharovipterygidae Tatarinov 1989
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G. †Ozimek Dzik and Sulej 2016
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Ozimek volans Dzik and Sulej 2016
Invalid names: Proterosauria Seeley 1887 [synonym]
G. †Protorosaurus Meyer 1830
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Protorosaurus speneri Meyer 1832
Fm. †Tanystropheidae Gervais 1859
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G. †Amotosaurus Fraser and Rieppel 2006
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Amotosaurus rotfeldensis Fraser and Rieppel 2006
G. †Augustaburiania Sennikov 2011
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Augustaburiania vatagini Sennikov 2011
G. †Dinocephalosaurus Li 2003
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G. †Langobardisaurus Renesto 1994
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Invalid names: Langobardisaurus rossii Bizzarini and Muscio 1995 [nomen dubium]
G. †Macrocnemus Nopcsa 1930
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Macrocnemus anatinus Huene 1944
Macrocnemus bassanii Nopcsa 1930
Macrocnemus fuyuanensis Li et al. 2007
Macrocnemus obristi Fraser and Furrer 2013
G. †Protanystropheus Sennikov 2011
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G. †Raibliania Dalla Vecchia 2020
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Raibliania calligarisi Dalla Vecchia 2020
G. †Sclerostropheus Spiekman and Scheyer 2019
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G. †Tanystropheus von Meyer 1852
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Tanystropheus biharicus Jurcsák 1975
Tanystropheus haasi Rieppel 2001
Tanystropheus hydroides Spiekman et al. 2020
Invalid names: Chelyzoon Huene 1902 [nomen dubium], Chelyzoon blezingeri Huene 1902 [nomen dubium], Chelyzoon latum Huene 1902 [nomen dubium], Macroscelosaurus Münster 1852 [synonym], Nothosaurus blezingeri Fraas 1896 [nomen dubium], Pectenosaurus Huene 1902 [synonym], Procerosaurus Huene 1902 [synonym], Tanystrophaeus posthumus Huene 1908 [nomen dubium], Tribelesodon Bassani 1886 [synonym]
G. †Tanytrachelos Olsen 1979
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Tanytrachelos ahynis Olsen 1979
Invalid names: Macroscelosauridae Kuhn 1935 [synonym], Tribelesodontidae Nopcsa 1923 [synonym]
Unr. †Teraterpetidae Sues 2003
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G. †Teraterpeton Sues 2003
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G. †Teyujagua Pinheiro et al. 2016
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Teyujagua paradoxa Pinheiro et al. 2016
Fm. †Trilophosauridae Gregory 1945
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G. †Spinosuchus Huene 1932
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Spinosuchus caseanus Huene 1932
G. †Tricuspisaurus Robinson 1957
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Tricuspisaurus thomasi Robinson 1957
G. †Variodens Robinson 1957
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Variodens inopinatus Robinson 1957
Invalid names: Chasmatosuchus vjushkovi Ochev 1961 [nomen dubium], Exilisuchus Ochev 1979 [nomen dubium], Exilisuchus tubercularis Ochev 1979 [nomen dubium], Gwyneddosaurus Bock 1945 [nomen dubium], Megalancosauridae Olshevsky 1991 [empty], Ocolurtaia Rusconi 1947 [nomen dubium], Ocolurtaia arquata Rusconi 1947 [nomen dubium], Rhabdopelix longispinis Cope 1866 [nomen dubium]
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Maximum body mass: 100000 kgg
Minimum body mass: 300 gg
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Source: g = genus, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Peczkis 1995, Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Witton 2008

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Asselian to the top of the Holocene or 298.90000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 295.5 Ma

Collections (17554 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Asselian298.9 - 295.5France (Languedoc-Roussillon) Aphelosaurus lutevensis (171350)
Artinskian - Capitanian290.1 - 259.9Poland (Lower Silesia) Saurichnites divaricatus, Saurichnites gracilis (223853) Saurichnites leisnerianus (187930)
Roadian - Capitanian272.3 - 259.9Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) Archosauromorpha indet. (106558)
Late/Upper Severodvinian265.0 - 254.0Russian Federation (Tatarstan) Eorasaurus olsoni (80712)
Buntsandstein265.0 - 252.3Germany (Bavaria) Chirotherium vorbachi (205801) Chirotherium vorbachi, Saurichnites auraensis (205800) Saurichnites auraensis (205802)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Germany (Hesse) Protorosaurus sp. (84836) Protorosaurus speneri (81115 93036)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17United Kingdom (England) Protorosaurus sp. (149620) Protorosaurus speneri (87004)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Tanzania (Ruvuma) Reptilia indet. (149622)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Germany (Saxony Anhalt) Protorosaurus speneri (85484 93035)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17Germany (Thuringia) Protorosaurus speneri (93033 93034)
Lopingian259.9 - 252.17Italy (Trentino-Alto Adige) Prochirotherium sp. (188750)
Wuchiapingian - Olenekian259.9 - 247.2Argentina (Río Negro) Shimmelia chirotheroides, Ingenierichnus sierrai (53684)
Vyatkian259.0 - 252.3Russian Federation (Nizhnii Novgorod) Archosaurus sp. (86356)
Vyatkian259.0 - 252.3Russian Federation (Vladimir) Archosaurus rossicus (189402) Archosaurus sp., Archosaurus rossicus (86346)
Induan252.17 - 251.2South Africa (Eastern Cape) Eosuchus colletti (85942)
Induan252.17 - 251.2Australia (Tasmania) Tasmaniosaurus triassicus (117149)
Induan252.17 - 251.2Russian Federation (Nizhnii Novgorod) Microcnemus sp. (94247)
Induan252.17 - 251.2China (Guizhou) Chirotherium sp. (60516)
Induan252.17 - 251.2China (Xinjiang) Chasmatosaurus yuani (117524 143474) Prolacertoides jimusarensis (101069)
Induan252.17 - 251.2Australia (Queensland) Kalisuchus rewanensis, Kadimakara australiensis (85560) Tasmaniosaurus triassicus (94541)