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Mauisaurus haasti

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae

Taxonomy
Mauisaurus haasti was named by Hector (1874).

It was recombined as Cimoliosaurus haasti by Lydekker (1889); it was recombined as Elasmosaurus haasti by Bogolubov (1911).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Mauisaurus haasti Hector p. 346
1889Cimoliosaurus haasti Lydekker p. 215
1911Elasmosaurus haasti Bogolubov pp. 84, 355
1962Mauisaurus haasti Welles pp. 75-76
1963Mauisaurus haasti Persson p. 19
1991Mauisaurus haasti Fordyce p. 1174

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
orderSauropterygia
Pistosauria(Baur 1890)
Plesiosauria(de Blainville 1835)
superfamilyPlesiosauroideaWelles 1943
Cryptoclidia
Xenopsaria
familyElasmosauridaeCope 1869
genusMauisaurus
specieshaastiHector 1874

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