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Mosasaurinae

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Mosasaurinae Gervais
1894Clidastes liodontus Merriam p. 35 figs. Text-figs. 26, 32-34, 43, 60, 72, 73, 75B, 76B, 98A; Pl. 1, fig. 1
1964Mosasaurinae Antunes p. 137
1969Mosasaurinae Thurmond p. 76
1970Mosasaurinae Russell p. 371
1981Mosasaurinae Thurmond and Jones p. 153
1995Mosasaurinae Lingham-Soliar
2002Mosasaurinae Nicholls and Meckert p. 1593
2005Mosasaurinae Bardet et al.
2005Mosasaurinae Bell and Polcyn p. 178
2008Mosasaurinae Schulp et al. p. 1
2012Clidastes liodontus Karl and Nyhuis
2012Clidastes moorevillensis Karl and Nyhuis
2012Mosasaurinae Karl and Nyhuis
2012Mosasaurinae Mateus et al.
2013Mosasaurinae Bell Jr. et al.
2014Clidastes liodontus Fanti et al.
2014Clidastes moorevillensis Fanti et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
superfamilyMosasauria(Marsh 1880)
familyMosasauridae
subfamilyMosasaurinaeGervais 1853
subfamilyMosasaurinaeGervais 1853

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