Archosauria

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Coined in 1869 by paleontologist Edward Drinker Cope.

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Archosauria

  1. A taxonomic clade within the class Reptilia – the archosaurs, including birds, crocodilians, dinosaurs, their ancestors and extinct close relatives.

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  • Variously ranked as class, subclass, infraclass, and order.
  • Taxonomic names and relationships in this area are subject to change due to active research.

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