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Abyssosaurus nataliae

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Cryptoclididae

Taxonomy
Abyssosaurus nataliae was named by Berezin (2011). Its type specimen is MChEIO (Museum of Chuvash Natural Historical Society), no. PM/1, a set of postcrania, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Near Mishukovo, left tributary of the Sura River, Menya River, which is in a Hauterivian marine horizon in the Russian Federation. It is the type species of Abyssosaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Abyssosaurus nataliae Berezin pp. 649-650 figs. pl. 11, figs 1-15; pl. 12, figs 1-10

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
orderSauropterygia
Pistosauria(Baur 1890)
Plesiosauria(de Blainville 1835)
superfamilyPlesiosauroideaWelles 1943
Cryptoclidia
familyCryptoclididaeWilliston 1925
genusAbyssosaurus
speciesnataliae

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