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Russellosaurina

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Platecarpus ptychodus Arambourg
2005Russellosaurina Bell and Polcyn p. 189
2005Russellosaurina Polcyn and Bell p. 322
2006Russellosaurina Bardet et al.
2007Russellosaurina Cuthbertson et al.
2010Russellosaurina Konishi et al.
2012Russellosaurina Konishi et al.
2017Russellosaurina Otero et al.

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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
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
superfamilyMosasauria
familyMosasauridae
Russellosaurina(Bell 1997)
Russellosaurina(Bell 1997)

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: base of the Turonian to the top of the Edmontonian or 93.90000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (168 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0USA (Kansas) Liodon ictericus (199538) Liodon mudgei (199541)
Cenomanian - Turonian100.5 - 89.8Australia (Western Australia) Plioplatecarpinae indet. (110535)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0Egypt Platecarpus indet. (140710)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0USA (New Mexico) Liodon dyspelor (199536)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0USA (Texas) Platecarpus sp. (106192)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Sweden Plioplatecarpus sp. (70427)
Turonian93.9 - 89.8Mexico (San Antonio El Bravo) Tylosaurus kansasensis (142743)
Turonian - Santonian93.9 - 83.6USA (Kansas) Platecarpus abruptus (107339) Platecarpus ictericus (38720) Platecarpus sp., Tylosaurus proriger (38721) Tylosaurus dyspelor (85963)
Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Brazil Platecarpus sp. (142100)
Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3USA (Texas) Tylosaurinae indet., Russellosaurina indet. (151425)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Russian Federation (Volgograd) Plioplatecarpus sp. (38075)
Edmontonian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Plioplatecarpus sp. (14502)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Morocco Platecarpus ptychodon, Russellosaurinae indet., Globidens aegyptiacus (123268)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Antarctica Kaikaifilu hervei (140323)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Denmark Plioplatecarpus sp. (140267 140268)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Jordan Platecarpus sp., Tylosaurus indet. (170239)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Liodon laticaudus (88034) Mosasaurus depressus (87902)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Poland Plioplatecarpinae sp. (27818)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Netherlands (Limburg) Plioplatecarpus marshi (138726)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian - Early/Lower Paleocene70.6 - 61.7USA (New Jersey) Plioplatecarpus sp. (26819)