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Ichthyosauroidea (disused)

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Ichthyosauroidea was named by Fitzinger (1826).

It was reranked as the superfamily Ichthyosauroidea by McGowan and Motani (2003).

It was assigned to Loricata by Fitzinger (1826); and to Parvipelvia by McGowan and Motani (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1826Ichthyosauroidea Fitzinger p. 8
2003Ichthyosauroidea McGowan and Motani

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Ichthyosauromorpha
Ichthyosauriformes
Ichthyopterygia(Owen 1840)
Eoichthyosauria
Ichthyosauria(de Blainville 1835)
Parvipelvia
superfamilyIchthyosauroidea()
superfamilyIchthyosauroidea()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektonico
Diet: carnivoreo
Reproduction: viviparouso
Created: 2009-07-20 06:07:40
Modified: 2010-02-23 00:20:57
Source: o = order
Reference: Kiessling 2004
Collections
No collection or age range data are available