Mosasaurus hoffmanni

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Mosasaurus hoffmannii


Taxonavigation: Mosasauroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Superfamilia: †Mosasauroidea

Familia: †Mosasauridae
Subfamilia: †Mosasaurinae
Tribus: † Mosasaurini
Genus: †Mosasaurus
Species: †Mosasaurus hoffmanni


Mosasaurus hoffmannii Mantell, 1829: 207
Mosasaurus hoffmanni Auctt.

(ICZN Article 33.3.1 states: "when an incorrect subsequent spelling is in prevailing usage and is attributed to the publication of the original spelling, the subsequent spelling and attribution are to be preserved and the spelling is deemed to be a correct original spelling.")

Holotype: MNHN AC 9648.


Primary references[edit]

  • Mantell, G.A. 1829. A tabular arrangement of the organic remains of the county of Sussex. Transactions of the Geological Society, Second Series, 3: 201–216. DOI: 10.1144/transgslb.3.1.201

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