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Suborder Sphenodontia Jaekel 1910 (rhynchocephalian)

Reptilia - Rhynchocephalia

PaleoDB taxon number: 197146

Alternative spellings: Sphenodonti, Sphenodontina, Spheodontia

Synonyms: Homoeosauri Jaekel 1910 (no. 308815), Homoeosauria Jaekel 1910 (no. 382175), Sphenodonta (no. 37809)

Full reference: O. Jaekel. 1910. Über das System der Reptilien [On the system of reptiles]. Zoologische Anzeiger 35:324-341

Parent taxon: Rhynchocephalia according to J. A. Herrera-Flores et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Clarazisauria, Gephyrosauridae, Gephyrosaurus, Sauranodontes, Vadasaurus

Subtaxa: Diphydontosaurus, Eusphenodontia, Godavarisaurus, Lamarquesaurus, Pelecymala, Planocephalosaurus, Rebbanasaurus, Sauranodonti, Sphenocondor, Tingitana, Whitakersaurus

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