†unranked clade Russellosaurina Bell 1997

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Alternative spelling: Russellosaurinae

Parent taxon: Mosasauridae according to T. Konishi et al. 2010

See also Bardet et al. 2006, Bell and Polcyn 2005, Cuthbertson et al. 2007, Konishi et al. 2012, Otero et al. 2017 and Polcyn and Bell 2005

Sister taxa: Amphorosteus brumbyi, Clidastes iguanavus, Globidentinae, Goronyosaurus, Haasiasaurus, Halisaurinae, Halisauromorpha, Halisaurus, Kourisodon, Leptosaurus, Liodon anceps, Liodon congrops, Mosasaurinae, Mosasaurus crassidens, Mosasaurus mitchillii, Mosasaurus platyodon, Natantia, Platecarpinae, Polygonodon, Prognathosaurus, Yaguarasaurinae

Subtaxa: Angolosaurus Ectenosaurus Platecarpus ptychodus Plioplatecarpinae Plioplatecarpus Tylosaurinae

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Distribution:

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of United States (1: New Jersey collection)

• Cretaceous of Angola (2), Antarctica (3), Australia (3), Belgium (5), Brazil (2), Canada (17: Alberta, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan), Denmark (2), Egypt (2), France (4), Germany (2), Japan (4), Jordan (2), Mexico (1), Morocco (1), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (3), Niger (1), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (3), Sweden (12), Syria (8), United States (83: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming), Zaire (1)

Total: 168 collections including 202 occurrences

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