Haasiasaurus Polcyn et al. 2003 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Synonym: Haasia Polcyn et al. 1999 [replaced name]

Full reference: M. J. Polcyn, E. Tchernov, and L. L. Jacobs. 2003. Haasiasaurus gen. nov., a new generic name for the basal mosasauroid Haasia Polcyn et al., 1999. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23(2):476

Parent taxon: Mosasauridae according to G. L. Bell and M. J. Polcyn 2005

See also Polcyn et al. 1999 and Polcyn et al. 2003

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

Subtaxa: Haasiasaurus gittelmani

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at 'Ein Yabrud quarries (Cretaceous of Palestinian Territory)

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