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Tylosaurus zangerli

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Taxonomy
Tylosaurus zangerli was named by Russell (1970). Its type specimen is P 27443, a set of limb elements, and it is not a trace fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Tylosaurus zangerli Russell p. 374 figs. Fig. 169-170
1981Tylosaurus zangerli Thurmond and Jones p. 162

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
superfamilyMosasauria
familyMosasauridae
Russellosaurina(Bell 1997)
subfamilyTylosaurinaeWiliston 1895
genusTylosaurusMarsh 1872
specieszangerli

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: aquaticf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: well-developedf
Reproduction: ovoviviparousf
Created: 2018-01-05 16:32:54
Modified: 2018-01-05 16:32:54
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Gervais 1852, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Santonian or 86.30000 to 83.60000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Alabama) Tylosaurus zangerli (81927)