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Ophthalmosaurus

Reptilia - Ophthalmosauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Ophthalmosaurus Seeley p. 699
1905Ophthalmosaurus Gilmore pp. 126-127
1908Ophthalmosaurus Merriam p. 88
1910Ophthalmosaurus Andrews p. 2
1942Ancanamunia Rusconi p. 2
1949Ancanamunia espinacitense Rusconi
1988Ophthalmosaurus Carroll
1997Ophthalmosaurus Fernández p. 483
1999Khudiakovia Arkhangelsky
1999Yasykovia Efimov
1999Ophthalmosaurus Motani p. 485
2000Ophthalmosaurus Sander
2000Ophthalmosaurus Storrs et al. p. 199
2002Ophthalmosaurus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Ophthalmosaurus Fernández p. 693 fig. 3
2003Ophthalmosaurus McGowan and Motani
2008Ophthalmosaurus Araujo et al. p. 26 figs. 7-8
2010Ophthalmosaurus Druckenmiller and Maxwell
2010Ophthalmosaurus Maisch
2011Ophthalmosaurus Fischer et al.
2012Ophthalmosaurus Fischer et al.
2013Ophthalmosaurus Fischer et al.
2014Ophthalmosaurus Arkhangelsky and Zverkov
2014Ophthalmosaurus Robert et al. p. 22 fig. 15
2015Ophthalmosaurus Zverkov 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()
Ichthyosauromorpha
Ichthyosauriformes
Ichthyopterygia(Owen 1840)
Eoichthyosauria
Ichthyosauria(de Blainville 1835)
Parvipelvia
NeoichthyosauriaSander 2000
Thunnosauria
Baracromia
familyOphthalmosauridaeAppleby 1956
subfamilyOphthalmosaurinaeBaur 1887
genusOphthalmosaurus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
R. Motani 1999Fused ischiopubis; large orbit; dorsal centra short, with height/length ratio above 3.0; scapula wide ventrally, about three times as dorsal width.