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Reptilia - Sauropterygia
It was assigned to Dolichodeira by Seeley (1892); to Plesiosauridae by Lydekker (1889) and Delair (1960); to Rhomaleosauridae by Persson (1963); to Pliosauridae by White (1940) and Carroll (1988); to Plesiosauria by Sepkoski (2002); to Microcleididae by Benson et al. (2012); and to Plesiosauria by Benson and Druckenmiller (2014).
|Year||Name and author|
|1874||Eretmosaurus Seeley pp. 445-447 figs. 9, 10|
|1889||Eretmosaurus Lydekker p. 248|
|1892||Eretmosaurus Seeley p. 151|
|1940||Eretmosaurus White p. 466|
|1960||Eretmosaurus Delair pp. 53, 58|
|1963||Eretmosaurus Persson p. 19|
|2002||Eretmosaurus Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2012||Eretmosaurus Benson et al. fig. 4|
|2014||Eretmosaurus Benson and Druckenmiller figs. 2-3|
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