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Bishanopliosaurus

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Rhomaleosauridae

Taxonomy
Bishanopliosaurus was named by Dong (1980) [Sepkoski's age data: J Toar Sepkoski's reference number: 746,1269]. Its type is Bishanopliosaurus youngi.

It was assigned to Rhomaleosauridae by Dong (1980); to Pliosauridae by Carroll (1988); and to Plesiosauria by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Bishanopliosaurus Dong p. 192
1988Bishanopliosaurus Carroll
2002Bishanopliosaurus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
orderSauropterygia
Pistosauria(Baur 1890)
Plesiosauria(de Blainville 1835)
familyRhomaleosauridaeNopcsa 1928
genusBishanopliosaurusDong 1980

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available