Thalattosaurus Merriam 1904 (diapsid)

Reptilia - Thalattosauria

Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1904. A new marine reptile from the Triassic of California. University of California Publications: Bulletin of the Department of Geology 3(21):419-421

Parent taxon: Thalattosauroidea according to X. -C. Wu et al. 2009

See also Benton 1985, Carroll 1988, Merriam 1905, Müller 2007, Nicholls 1999, Nicholls and Brinkman 1993 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agkistrognathus, Clarazia, Hescheleria, Nectosaurus, Paralonectes, Thalattosauridae, Xinpusaurus

Subtaxa: Thalattosaurus alexandrae Thalattosaurus borealis Thalattosaurus perrini Thalattosaurus shastensis

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Type: Thalattosaurus alexandrae

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), United States (2: California)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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