Proganosauria

Proganosauria

[prō‚gan·ə′sȯr·ē·ə]
(paleontology)
The equivalent name for Mesosauria.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Proganosauria

 

a subclass of fossil aquatic lizard-like reptiles. Their relationship to other groups of reptiles is not clear. The Proganosauria are represented by a single order of Mesosauria.

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However, Modesto (2006), who obtained a similar topology to Tsuji (2006), pointed out that the more inclusive clade ('Parareptilia' sensu Tsuji 2006 and Mesosauridae) could be applied the name 'Anapsida' sensu Gauthier (1994), 'Parareptilia' sensu Laurin and Reisz (1995) or 'Proganosauria' sensu Modesto (1999).