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†family Anchisauridae Marsh 1885 (anchisaurid)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 38635

Synonyms: Amphisauridae Marsh 1882 (no. 53016), Gryponichidae Huene 1932 (no. 56622), Gryponychidae Huene 1932 (no. 56618), Palaeosauridae Huene 1932 (no. 56623), Palaeosauriscidae Kuhn 1959 (no. 56624), Paleosauridae Huene 1932 (no. 100304)

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1885. Names of extinct reptiles. American Journal of Science 29:169

Parent taxon: Prosauropoda according to R. N. Martínez 2009

Sister taxa: Barrancapus, Euskelesauridae, Mussauridae, Otozoidae, Pengxianpus, Plateosauravidae, Pseudotetrasauropus, Saurischichnus, Tetrasauropus, Yimenosaurus, Yunnanosauridae

Subtaxa: Ammosaurus, Gyposaurus, Kainomoyenisauropus, Megatrisauropus, Qomoqomosauropus, Senqutrisauropus, Tritotrisauropus

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Type: Anchisaurus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore