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Branch-based clade: Clade Theropoda Marsh 1881 [Gauthier 1986] (dinosaur)
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Concise hierarchy

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

Current position

Saurischia (Clade) Seeley 1887 [Gauthier 1986] Ref: P.C. Sereno, 1998: table 4 (p. 64).

Alternative positions

Eusaurischia (Clade) Padian et al., 1999 Ref: T.R. Holtz Jr. & H. Osmólska, 2004: [21].

Historical positions

Archosauria (Clade) Cope 1869 [Gauthier & Padian 1985] Ref: R.N. Martínez & C. Apaldetti, 2017: 490, 502 (fig. 11).
Dinosauria (Clade) Owen 1841 Ref: F.L. Agnolin et al., 2012[2011]: title, 35.
Eusaurischia (Clade) Padian et al., 1999 Ref: T.R. Holtz Jr. & H. Osmólska, 2004: [21]-22, figs. S.1, S.2; tables 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 8.1, 9.1, 10.1, 11.1, figs. 1.8A, 2.11A-B.
Saurischia (Clade) Seeley 1887 [Gauthier 1986] Ref: P.C. Sereno, 1998: table 4 (p. 64), figs. 4, 8.
Saurischia (Clade) Seeley 1887 [Gauthier 1986] Ref: M.J. Benton, 1990: fig. 1.5.

Phylogeny

Branch-based clade Ref: J. Gauthier, 1986: 18. [implicit]

Defined by included taxon (and all taxa more closely related to it than to the excluded taxon)

Avialae (Clade) Gauthier 1986 Ref: J. Gauthier, 1986: 18 (as "birds"); 12

Defined by excluded taxon

Sauropodomorpha (Clade) Huene 1932 [Salgado et al. 1997] Ref: J. Gauthier, 1986: 18 (as "sauropodomorphs")

Excluded, by definition, from branch-based clade

Sauropodomorpha (Clade) Huene 1932 [Salgado et al. 1997] Ref: P.M. Galton & P. Upchurch, 2004: 249

Branch-based clade

Theropoda (Clade) Marsh 1881 [Gauthier 1986] Ref: P.C. Sereno, 1998: table 4 (p. 64)
Theropoda (Clade) Marsh 1881 [Gauthier 1986] Ref: C. Hendrickx et al., 2015: table (p. 72) (Sereno, 2005)

Number of Subtaxa

2023 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 31o;202f;2151g;9617s;7150ss;1v; ‡2o;7f;57g;261s;62ss; †28o;120f;620g;333s;3ss
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000 [1c;31o;201f;2135g;9609s]
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Last updated: 4 Aug 2022