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Tylosaurus pembinensis

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Taxonomy
Hainosaurus pembinensis was named by Nicholls (1988). Its type specimen is MT 2, a partial skeleton ("poorly preserved, associated anterior portion of skull, dissociated limb bones and nearly complete vertebral column"), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is MDM Quarry 18, North Cox pit, which is in a Campanian offshore shale in the Pierre Shale Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Tylosaurus pembinensis by Lindgren (2005) and Bullard and Caldwell (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Hainosaurus pembinensis Nicholls
2005Tylosaurus pembinensis Lindgren pp. 1161-1163
2010Tylosaurus pembinensis Bullard and Caldwell p. 417

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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
speciespembinensis(Nicholls 1988)

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: Early/Lower Campanian or 83.50000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Manitoba) Hainosaurus pembinensis (type locality: 23366)