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†order Sauropterygia Owen 1861 (diapsid)

Reptilia - Diapsida

PaleoDB taxon number: 38164

Alternative spelling: Sauropterygii

Full reference: R. Owen. 1861. Palaeontology, or a Systematic Summary of Extinct Animals and their Geological Relations. Second Edition. Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1-463

Parent taxon: Diapsida according to P. S. Druckenmiller and A. P. Russell 2008

Sister taxa: Adelosaurus, Araeoscelidia, Claraziidae, Diaptosauria, Dolerosaurus, Endennasauridae, Eosuchia, Faxinalipterus, Fremouwsauridae, Hupehsuchia, Ichthyosauromorpha, Lanthanolania, Mesenosauridae, Palacrodon, Rysosteus, Saurosphargidae, Tamaulipasaurus, Thalattosauria, Thalattosauriformes

Subtaxa: Atopodentatus, Cercidopleura, Dicranopleura, Doliovertebra, Eosauropterygia, Lariosauridae, Microleptosaurus, Nothosauria, Nothosauriformes, Pistosauria, Placodontiformes, Simosauria

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