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Eretmosaurus

Reptilia - Sauropterygia

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Eretmosaurus Seeley pp. 445-447 figs. 9, 10
1889Eretmosaurus Lydekker p. 248
1892Eretmosaurus Seeley p. 151
1940Eretmosaurus White p. 466
1960Eretmosaurus Delair pp. 53, 58
1963Eretmosaurus Persson p. 19
1988Eretmosaurus Carroll
2002Eretmosaurus Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Eretmosaurus Benson et al. fig. 4
2014Eretmosaurus Benson and Druckenmiller figs. 2-3

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

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
H. G. Seeley 1892"in which the carpus is strongly ossified and the scapula appears to have an inner and an outer union with the coracoid."