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Terminonatator

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae

Taxonomy
Terminonatator was named by Sato (2003). It is not extant. Its type is Terminonatator ponteixensis.

It was assigned to Elasmosauridae by Sato (2003) and Ketchum and Benson (2010); and to Styxosaurinae by Otero (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2003Terminonatator Sato
2010Terminonatator Ketchum and Benson p. 15
2016Terminonatator Otero

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
orderSauropterygia
Pistosauria(Baur 1890)
Plesiosauria(de Blainville 1835)
superfamilyPlesiosauroideaWelles 1943
Cryptoclidia
Xenopsaria
familyElasmosauridaeCope 1869
subfamilyStyxosaurinae
genusTerminonatator

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
No diagnoses are available