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Masiakasaurus

Reptilia - Noasauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Masiakasaurus Sampson et al. p. 504
2002Masiakasaurus Carrano et al.
2003Masiakasaurus Agnolín et al.
2003Masiakasaurus Rauhut p. 33
2004Masiakasaurus Carrano et al. p. 44A
2004Masiakasaurus Novas et al. p. 98
2004Masiakasaurus Sereno et al. p. 1329 fig. 4
2004Masiakasaurus Tykoski and Rowe p. 49
2005Masiakasaurus Yates p. 118 fig. 9
2006Masiakasaurus Coria et al. p. 1288
2006Masiakasaurus Novas et al. p. 63
2007Masiakasaurus Maganuco et al. p. 267
2007Masiakasaurus Smith p. 104
2008Masiakasaurus Carrano and Sampson pp. 199-200 fig. 4
2009Masiakasaurus Forster et al. p. 283
2010Masiakasaurus Agnolin and Chiarelli p. 295
2010Masiakasaurus Ezcurra et al. p. 14 fig. 8
2010Masiakasaurus Novas et al. p. 51
2011Masiakasaurus Carrano et al. p. 3
2013Masiakasaurus Tortosa et al.
2014Masiakasaurus Delcourt and Grillo p. 312
2014Masiakasaurus Hendrickx and Mateus
2015Masiakasaurus Gianechini et al.
2016Masiakasaurus Griffin and Nesbitt p. 2

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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
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
suborderCeratosauria()
superfamilyAbelisauroidea
familyNoasauridae
genusMasiakasaurus

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
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
femur circumference1353.435.065.059.010.2
tibia circumference1044.128.053.046.57.73

Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: solitaryo
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoreo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2004-12-14 12:50:08
Modified: 2004-12-14 14:50:08
Source: o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Marsh 1875

Age range: Maastrichtian or 72.10000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (28 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Madagascar (Mahajanga) M. knopfleri (25074 32366 39265 39266 46894 55268 55269 71399 84840 84841 85063 91206 118203 138731 138732 138733 138734 138735 138737 138738 138739 138740 138741 138742 138743 138744 138745 138746)