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Archosaurs are all the animals related to the common ancestor of Birds and Crocodilians. This includes all dinosaurs and pterasaurs.

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Classification[]

  • Class Reptilia (Reptiles) - Class of egg-laying animals.
    • Clade Archosauria
      • Order Ornithischia (Ornithischians) - One of two orders of Dinosaurs. The "bird-hipped", planteating dinosaurs.
      • Order Saurischia (Saurischians) - One of two orders of dinosaurs, the "Lizard hip" dinosaurs.
      • Order Crocodilia (Crocodilians) - With Birds, the only living archosaurs today. Opportunistic hunters with the hardest bite of any animal that ever existed. Appeared in the late cretaceous.
      • Class Aves (Birds) - Feathered birds.

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