Tuarangisaurus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Plesiosauroidea 

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
Cladus: Archelosauria
Division: Pan-Testudines
Superordo: †Sauropterygia
Ordo: †Plesiosauria
Subordo: Plesiosauroidea

Familia: †Elasmosauridae
Genus: † Tuarangisaurus
Species (2): T. keyesi – ?T. cabazai

Name[edit]

Tuarangisaurus Wiffen & Moisley, 1986

References[edit]

  • Gasparini, Z.; Salgado, L.; Casadio, S. 2003: Maastrichtian plesiosaurs from northern Patagonia. Cretaceous research, 24(2): 157–170. DOI: 10.1016/S0195-6671(03)00036-3
  • Kear, B.P. 2007: Taxonomic clarification of the Australian elasmosaurid genus Eromangasaurus, with reference to other austral elasmosaur taxa. Journal of vertebrate paleontology, 27(1): 241–246. DOI: 10.1671/0272-4634(2007)27[241:TCOTAE]2.0.CO;2 JSTOR
  • Sachs, S. 2005: Tuarangisaurus australis sp. nov. (Plesiosauria: Elasmosauridae) from the Lower Cretaceous of northeastern Queensland, with additional notes on the phylogeny of the Elasmosauridae. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 50(2): 425–440. PDF
  • Wiffen, J. & Moisley, W.L. 1986. Late Cretaceous reptiles (families Elasmosauridae and Pliosauridae) from the Mangahouanga Stream, North Island, New Zealand. New Zealand journal of geology and geophysics 29(2): 205–252. Google books Reference page

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