† Protorosauria (Proterosauria)

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Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Serie: Amniota  ⇒ Klade: Sauropsida  ⇒ Infraklasse: Eureptilia  ⇒ ohne Rang: Romeriida  ⇒ Unterklasse: Diapsida  ⇒ Klade: Eosuchia  ⇒ Klade: Neodiapsida  ⇒ Klade: Sauria (Klade)  ⇒ Infraklasse: Archosauromorpha

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This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

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Seeley, 1887
Ref.: R. S. Lull. 1904. Fossil footprints of the Jura-Trias of North America. Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History 5(11):461-557

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  • C. Li, 2017 - A new diapsid from the Middle Triassic of southern China - Journal of Paleontology (91), 1306-1312 (journal article, English)
  • J. Dzik, 2016 - An early Late Triassic long-necked reptile with a bony pectoral shield and gracile appendages - Acta Palaeontologica Polonica (61), 805-823 (journal article, English)
  • M. D. Ezcurra, 2014 - The origin and early evolution of Sauria: reassessing the Permian saurian fossil record and the timing of the crocodile-lizard divergence - PLoS ONE (9), e8916- (journal article, English)
  • N. Fraser, 2013 - A long-snouted protorosaur from the Middle Triassic of southern China - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (33), 1120-1126 (journal article, English)
  • A. G. Sennikov, 2008 - Podklass Archosauromorpha - Piskopaemye pozvonotchnye Rossii i sopredel'nykh stran: Piskopaemye reptilii i ptitsy. Tchast' 1. [Fossil vertebrates of Russia and adjacent countries: Fossil reptiles and birds. Part 1]. GEOS. Moscow (), 266-318 (book/book chapter, Russian)
  • R. L. Carroll, 1988 - - Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution (), 1-698 (compendium, English)
  • S. Chatterjee, 1986 - Malerisaurus langstoni, a new diapsid reptile from the Triassic of Texas - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (6), 297-312 (journal article, English)
  • S. Chatterjee, 1980 - Malerisaurus, A New Eosuchian Reptile from the Late Triassic of India - Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B (291), 163-200 (journal article, English)
  • O. Kuhn, 1971 - - Die Saurier der deutschen Trias [Reptiles of the German Triassic] (), 1-105 (book, German)
  • O. W. M. Kuhn, 1966 - - Die Reptilien. System und Stammesgeschichte [The Reptiles. Systematics and Phylogeny.] (), 1-154 (book, German)
  • P. Leonardi, 1951 - Orme di tetrapodi nelle Arenarie de Val Gardena (Permiano Medio-inferiore) dell’Alto Adige sud-orientale [Tetrapod footprints in the Val Gardena Sandstones (middle-lower Permian) of southeast Alto Adige] - Memorie degli Istituti di Geologia e Mineralogia dell’Università di Padova (17), 1-23 (journal article, Italian)
  • F. v. Huene, 1940 - Eine Reptilfauna aus der ältesten Trias Nordrußlands [A reptilian fauna from the earliest Triassic of northern Russia] - Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Beilagen-Band, Abteilung B (84), 1-23 (journal article, German)
  • F. v. Huene, 1905 - Trias-Dinosaurier Europas [European Triassic dinosaurs] - Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft (57), 345-349 (journal article, German)
  • R. S. Lull, 1904 - Fossil footprints of the Jura-Trias of North America - Memoirs of the Boston Society of Natural History (5), 461-557 (journal article, English)
  • E. D. Cope, 1871 - On the homologies of some of the cranial bones of the Reptilia, and on the systematic arrangement of the class - Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (19), 194-247 (journal article, English)
  • P. Gervais, 1859 - - Zoologie et Paléontologie Françaises. Nouvelles Recherches sur les Animaux Vertébrés dont on Trouve les Ossements Enfouis dans le Sol de la France et sur leur Comparaison aves les Espèces Propres aux Autres Régions du Globe (Deuxième Edition) [French Zool (), 544- (book, French)
  • P. Gervais, 1858 - Description de l’Aphelosaurus lutevensis, saurien fossile des schistes permiens de Lodève - Annales des Sciences naturelles, 4ème Série, Zoologie (10), 233-235 (journal article, French)