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Branch-based clade: Clade Archosauria Cope 1869 [Gauthier & Padian 1985] (vertebrate)
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Concise hierarchy

(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Chordata - (Class) Reptilia

Current position

Archosauromorpha (Clade) Huene 1946 [Gauthier, Kluge & Rowe 1988] {Laurin 1991} Ref: M.J. Benton, 2004: figs. 1.2, 1.8A [Benton, 2015: box 6.1].

Alternative positions

Sauria (Clade) McCartney 1802 [Gauthier, Kluge & Rowe 1988] Ref: R.V. Hill, 2005: fig. 5.

Historical positions

Archosauromorpha (Clade) Huene 1946 [Gauthier, Kluge & Rowe 1988] {Laurin 1991} Ref: C.F. Kammerer et al., 2012(2011): 278, 282 (fig. 4). [indirect]
Tetrapoda ([unranked]) Goodrich, 1930 Ref: N. Iwabe et al., 2005: fig. 1c. [indirect]
Sauria (Clade) McCartney 1802 [Gauthier, Kluge & Rowe 1988] Ref: R.V. Hill, 2005: fig. 5.
Sauria (Clade) McCartney 1802 [Gauthier, Kluge & Rowe 1988] Ref: T. Rowe, 1988: fig. 1.

Included, by definition, in node-based clade

Archosauromorpha (Clade) Huene 1946 [Gauthier, Kluge & Rowe 1988] {Laurin 1991} Ref: M. Laurin, 1991: 90 ("archosaurs")
Diapsida (Clade) Osborn 1903 [Laurin 1991] Ref: M. Laurin, 1991: 83 ("archosaurs")
Eosuchia (Clade) Broom 1914 [Laurin 1991] Ref: M. Laurin, 1991: 84 ("archosaurs")
Sauria (Clade) McCartney 1802 [Gauthier, Kluge & Rowe 1988] Ref: J. Gauthier et al., 1988: 182 ("archosaurs")

Included, by definition, in branch-based clade

Archosauromorpha (Clade) Huene 1946 [Gauthier, Kluge & Rowe 1988] Ref: J. Gauthier et al., 1988: 182 ("archosaurs (s.s.)")

Node-based clade

Archosauria (Clade) Cope 1869 [Gauthier & Padian 1985] Ref: P.C. Sereno, 2005: tables.php [8 Mar 2016]

Number of Subtaxa

2023 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 32o;205f;2160g;9642s;7166ss;1v; ‡2o;7f;58g;262s;62ss; †36o;216f;1295g;724s;3ss
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [2c;32o;204f;2143g;9632s]
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