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Mesoeucrocodylia

Reptilia -

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Mesosuchia Huxley
1883Mesosuchia Dollo p. 311
1898Mesosuchia Woodward p. 141
1904Mesosuchia Osborn p. 100
1937Mesosuchia Roxo p. 44
1946Mesosuchia Kuhn p. 64
1946Cunampaia Rusconi
1954Mesosuchia Huene p. 54
1960Cunampaia Wetmore p. 27
1960Cunampaiidae Wetmore p. 27
1968Cunampaiidae Cracraft p. 43
1970Mesosuchia Walker p. 369
1979Mesosuchia Buffetaut
1983Mesosuchia Buffetaut and Ingavat
1983Mesoeucrocodylia Whetstone and Whybrow
1984Mesosuchia Gasparini p. 86
1988Cunampaia Carroll
1988Cunampaiidae Carroll
1988Mesosuchia Carroll
1993Mesoeucrocodylia Wu and Brinkman p. 153
1996Mesoeucrocodylia Wu et al. p. 608
1998Mesosuchia Efimov and Leschinskii
2001Mesoeucrocodylia Averianov p. 776
2001Mesoeucrocodylia Sereno et al. p. 1518
2002Mesoeucrocodylia Brochu et al. p. 1060
2002Mesoeucrocodylia Tykoski et al.
2003Mesoeucrocodylia Pol p. 817
2003Mesoeucrocodylia Rogers, II
2005Mesoeucrocodylia Jouve p. 324
2005Mesoeucrocodylia Turner and Calvo p. 89
2006Mesoeucrocodylia Agnolin and Pais
2006Mesoeucrocodylia Salisbury et al. p. 2440
2009Mesoeucrocodylia Brochu et al. p. 538
2009Mesoeucrocodylia Sereno and Larsson p. 8
2010Mesoeucrocodylia Georgi and Krause
2010Mesoeucrocodylia O'Connor et al. p. 748
2010Mesoeucrocodylia Turner and Sertich
2010Mesoeucrocodylia Wings et al.
2011Mesoeucrocodylia Andrade et al.
2011Mesoeucrocodylia Hastings et al. p. 1097
2011Mesoeucrocodylia Nascimento and Zaher

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
suborderCrocodyliformes
MesoeucrocodyliaWhetstone and Whybrow 1983
MesoeucrocodyliaWhetstone and Whybrow 1983

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marineuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: carnivoresubo
Created: 2017-04-17 10:39:01
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:39:01
Source: subo = suborder, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kiessling 2004, Benton 1983, Carroll 1988, Bush and Bambach 2015, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Rhaetian to the top of the Holocene or 208.50000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 201.3 Ma

Collections (2968 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3Lesotho (Mafeteng) Crocodylia indet. (59291)
Late/Upper Triassic - Early/Lower Jurassic237.0 - 174.1Ethiopia Mesoeucrocodylia indet. (48830)
Norian - Rhaetian228.0 - 201.3Poland (Slaskie) Nihilichnus nihilicus (85500)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3United Kingdom (England) Crocodilia indet. (120898) Crocodylia indet. (53829)
Hettangian - Sinemurian201.3 - 190.8South Africa (Eastern Cape) Crocodylia indet. (75193)
Early/Lower Jurassic201.3 - 174.1Germany (Albvorland) Mystriosaurus laurillardi (132861) Steneosaurus bollensis (132860)
Early/Lower Jurassic201.3 - 174.1Germany (Lower Franconia) Steneosaurus bollensis (132863)
Jurassic201.3 - 145.0United Kingdom (Wiltshire) Ieldraan melkshamensis (190125)
Sinemurian199.3 - 190.8Chile (Antofagasta) Mesosuchia indet. (138292)
Sinemurian199.3 - 190.8China (Yunnan) Dianchungosaurus lufengensis (137353)
Sinemurian - Pliensbachian199.3 - 182.7USA (Arizona) Calsoyasuchus valliceps (46395) Crocodylia indet. (27717)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Germany (Baden-Württenburg) Mystriosaurus mandelslohi (132854) Mystriosaurus multicrobiculatus (91698) Steneosaurus bollensis (91659 132864)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0France (Lorraine) Steneosaurus sp. (68316)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0France (Rhone) Thalattosuchia indet. (140482)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Germany (Würtemberg) Mystriosaurus senkenbergianus (132858) Mystriosaurus tiedmanni, Mystriosaurus longipes (132856) Steneosaurus bollensis (132852)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Germany (Baden-Würtemberg) Mystriosaurus canalifer, Mystriosaurus muensteri (132857) Platysuchus multiscrobiculatus, Pelagosaurus typus (132802)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Germany (Bavaria) Mystriosaurus franconicus (132862)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Germany (Baden-Württemberg) Mystriosaurus schmidti (132855) Steneosaurus bollensis (132853)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0United Kingdom (England) Pelagosaurus typus (132646) Steneosaurus brevior (90448) Teleosaurus chapmani (90462)
Early/Lower Toarcian183.0 - 182.0Germany (Württemberg) Pelagosaurus typus (132801) Platysuchus multiscrobiculatus (133041)