Nothosaurus M√ľnster 1834 (diapsid)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae

Synonyms: Dracosaurus Munster 1834, Elmosaurus Huene 1957, Kolposaurus Skuphos 1893, Opeosaurus Meyer 1847, Paranothosaurus Peyer 1939, Shingyisaurus Young 1965

Parent taxon: Nothosauridae according to P. C. H. Albers and O. Rieppel 2003

See also Carroll 1988, Chrzastek 2008, Cope 1871, Cope 1875, d'Orbigny 1849, Jiang et al. 2006, Klein and Albers 2009, Liu et al. 2014, Lydekker 1889, Meyer 1845, Owen 1861, Rieppel 1994, Rieppel 1994, Rieppel 1995, Rieppel 1998, Rieppel 1998, Rieppel 2000, Rieppel 2001, Rieppel and Mazin 1997, Rieppel and Wild 1996, Sepkoski 2002, Sues 1987 and Young 1965

Sister taxa: Anomosaurus, Ceresiosaurus, Conchiosaurus, Germanosaurus, Metanothosaurus, Nothosaurinae, Nothosaurus cuvieri

Subtaxa: Conchiosaurus clavatus Elmosaurus lelmensis Kolposaurus dichthadius Metriorhynchus priscus Nothosaurus cymatosauroides Nothosaurus edingerae Nothosaurus giganteus Nothosaurus haasi Nothosaurus hecki Nothosaurus ichthyospondylus Nothosaurus jagisteus Nothosaurus juvenilis Nothosaurus marchicus Nothosaurus mirabilis Nothosaurus rostellatus Nothosaurus schimperi Nothosaurus tchernowi Nothosaurus unexpectus Nothosaurus venustus Nothosaurus winkelhorsti Nothosaurus winterswijkensis Nothosaurus yangjuanensis Nothosaurus youngi Nothosaurus zhangi Plesiosaurus speciosus Simosaurus mougeoti

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Bulgaria (1 collection), China (6), France (1), Germany (48), Hungary (1), Israel (5), Italy (4), the Netherlands (1), Poland (1), Saudi Arabia (2), Spain (2), Switzerland (1)

Total: 73 collections including 101 occurrences

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