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†family Anchisauridae Marsh 1885 (anchisaurid)

Reptilia - Dinosauria

Synonyms: Amphisauridae Marsh 1882, Gryponichidae Huene 1932, Palaeosauridae Huene 1932, Palaeosauriscidae Kuhn 1959, Paleosauridae Huene 1932, Sellosauridae Huene 1908

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: Aetonyx, Aetonyx palustris, Agrosaurus, Aristosaurus, Aristosaurus erectus, Barrancapus, Blikanasauridae, Dimodosaurus, Dromicosaurus, Dromicosaurus gracilis, Euskelesauridae, Euskelosaurus africanus, Evazoum, Fulengia, Gigantoscelus, Gresslyosaurus ingens, Gryponyx, Gryponyx africanus, Gryponyx taylori, Gryponyx transvaalensis, Gyposaurus capensis, Hortalotarsus, Hortalotarsus skirtopodus, Leptospondylus, Massospondylus browni, Massospondylus harriesi, Massospondylus schwarzi, Mussauridae, Orinosaurus, Orinosaurus capensis, Otozoidae, Pachysauriscus, Pachysaurops, Pachysaurus, Pachyspondylus, Palaeosaurus fraserianus, Plateosauravidae, Plateosaurus stormbergensis, Pseudotetrasauropus, Pseudotetrasauropus acutunguis, Pseudotetrasauropus curtus, Pseudotetrasauropus elegans, Pseudotetrasauropus francisci, Saurischichnus, Tawasaurus, Teratosaurus trossingensis, Tetrasauropus, Thecodontosaurus dubius, Thecodontosaurus minor, Yimenosaurus, Yunnanosauridae, Zanclodon bavaricus, Teratosauria, Palaeosauria

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

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore