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Nothosaurinae

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Nothosaurinae Nopcsa
1996Nothosaurinae Rieppel and Wild p. 3
1998Nothosaurinae Rieppel p. 27

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
orderSauropterygia
orderEosauropterygia
familyNothosauridaeBaur 1889
subfamilyNothosaurinaeNopcsa 1923
subfamilyNothosaurinaeNopcsa 1923

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
O. Rieppel and R. Wild 1996Frontals fused; parietal skull table strongly constricted; maxillary fangs present; occipital crest of parietal and squamosal well developed; posttemporal fenestrae rudimentary or closed; pterygoid-ectopterygoid flange reduced or absent; medioventral flange extends to posterior tip of quadrate ramus of pterygoid
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 10:38:36
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:38:36
Source: o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Bush and Bambach 2015, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Pelsonian to the top of the Ladinian or 247.20000 to 237.00000 Ma

Collections (18 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Netherlands (Gelderland) Lariosaurus vosseveldensis (96875)
Illyrian247.2 - 242.0Germany (Bavaria) Lariosaurus buzzii (196168)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia) Lariosaurus teutonicus (196513)
Pelsonian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Lariosaurus hongguoensis (103539)
Anisian - Ladinian247.2 - 237.0Switzerland Lariosaurus buzzii (138128)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0France Lariosaurus curionii (138129)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Italy Eupodosaurus longobardicus (138126) Lariosaurus balsami (138127)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Spain (Tarragona) Lariosaurus balsami (109710)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Switzerland (Ticino) Lariosaurus balsami (110930)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Germany (Thuringia) Lariosaurus buzzii (138101)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0Spain (Aragon) Lariosaurus balsami (110826)
Ladinian242.0 - 237.0China (Guizhou) Lariosaurus xingyiensis (98851)
Longobardian242.0 - 235.0China (Guizhou) Lariosaurus xingyiensis (196506)
Longobardian242.0 - 235.0Italy Lariosaurus sp., Lariosaurus valceresii (116568)
Longobardian242.0 - 235.0Italy (Lecco) Lariosaurus sp., Lariosaurus balsami (120901)
Longobardian242.0 - 235.0China (Yunnan) Lariosaurus sp. (196166)
Longobardian242.0 - 235.0Austria (Karnten) Lariosaurus balsami (195572)