†unranked clade Halisaurinae Bardet et al. 2005 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Full reference: N. Bardet, X. Pereda Suberbiola, M. Iarochene, B. Bouya, and M. Amaghaz. 2005. A new species of Halisaurus from the Late Cretaceous phosphates of Morocco, and the phylogenetical relationships of the Halisaurinae (Squamata: Mosasauridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 143:447-472

Parent taxon: Mosasauridae according to N. Bardet et al. 2005

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

Subtaxa: Eonatator Phosphorosaurus Pluridens

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Angola (2 collections), Belgium (1), Colombia (1), Japan (1), Niger (1), Nigeria (1), Sweden (3)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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