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Mesenosaurinae

Varanopidae

Taxonomy
Mesenosaurinae was named by Spindler et al. (2018). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Neovaranopsia by Spindler et al. (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2018Mesenosaurinae Spindler et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
suborderEupelycosauria
familyVaranopidae()
Neovaranopsia
subfamilyMesenosaurinae
subfamilyMesenosaurinae

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.

Subfm. †Mesenosaurinae Spindler et al. 2018
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Unr. †Afrothyra Spindler et al. 2018
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G. †Anningia Broom 1927
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Anningia megalops Broom 1927
G. †Elliotsmithia Broom 1937
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G. †Heleosaurus Broom 1907
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Heleosaurus scholtzi Broom 1907
G. †Microvaranops Spindler et al. 2018
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Microvaranops parentis Spindler et al. 2018
G. †Cabarzia Spindler et al. 2019
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Cabarzia trostheidi Spindler et al. 2019
G. †Mesenosaurus Efremov 1938
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Mesenosaurus efremovi Maho et al. 2019
Mesenosaurus romeri Efremov 1938
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Asselian to the top of the Capitanian or 298.90000 to 259.51000 Ma

Collections (19 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Asselian298.9 - 295.5Germany (Thuringia) Cabarzia trostheidi (176531)
Artinskian290.1 - 279.3USA (Oklahoma) Mycterosaurinae indet. (67862)
Late/Upper Kazanian - Urzhumian272.5 - 264.28Russian Federation (Arkhangelsk) Mesenosaurus romeri (79948 85160 187645 187646 187647 187648 187649 187650 187651 187653 190282)
Capitanian264.28 - 259.51South Africa (Western Cape) Afrothyra indet. (31777) Anningia megalops (89650) Elliotsmithia longiceps (86388)
Capitanian264.28 - 259.51South Africa (Northern Cape) Elliotsmithia longiceps (88394) Heleosaurus scholtzi (85515 89626)