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Leptocleidia

Reptilia - Sauropterygia

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
2008Leptocleidoidea Druckenmiller and Russell
2010Leptocleidia Ketchum and Benson pp. 15, 21 & table 4
2011Leptocleidia Ketchum and Benson p. 126
2014Leptocleidia Benson and Druckenmiller figs. 2-3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
orderSauropterygia
Pistosauria(Baur 1890)
Plesiosauria(de Blainville 1835)
superfamilyPlesiosauroideaWelles 1943
Cryptoclidia
Xenopsaria
Leptocleidia
Leptocleidia

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: hydroxyapatiteo
Environment: marineo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: aquatico
Depth habitat: surfaceo
Diet: carnivoreo
Reproduction: viviparouso
Created: 2009-07-20 06:05:48
Modified: 2011-08-12 01:58:15
Source: o = order
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Kimmeridgian to the top of the Late/Upper Maastrichtian or 155.70000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (91 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Jurassic - Early/Lower Cretaceous163.5 - 100.5Australia (Queensland) Leptocleidus sp. (99161)
Late/Upper Kimmeridgian155.7 - 150.8France (Nord-Pas-de-Calais) Polycotylus suprajurensis (94534)
Late/Upper Tithonian - Early/Lower Berriasian150.8 - 140.2United Kingdom (England) Leptocleididae indet. (122657)
Middle Berriasian - Late/Upper Berriasian145.0 - 140.2Germany (Nordrhein-Westfalen) Brancasaurus brancai, Plesiosaurus valdensis (45760)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8Australia (Western Australia) Leptocleidus sp. (110534)
Early/Lower Valanginian140.2 - 136.4United Kingdom (England) Cimoliasaurus valdensis (52577 52649 127530) Cimoliosaurus valdensis (127529) Plesiosaurus sp. (91990)
Late/Upper Valanginian140.2 - 136.4South Africa (Eastern Cape) Plesiosaurus sp. (117446)
Valanginian - Aptian139.8 - 113.0Australia (Western Australia) Leptocleidus sp., Leptocleidus clemai (55309)
Late/Upper Barremian130.0 - 125.45United Kingdom (England) Vectocleidus pastorum (137200)
Barremian129.4 - 125.0United Kingdom (England) Leptocleidus superstes (117445)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Australia (New South Wales) Cimoliasaurus leucoscopelus (60762)
Aptian - Albian125.0 - 100.5Australia (South Australia) Leptocleidus sp., Umoonasaurus demoscyllus (102987) Umoonasaurus demoscyllus (103082 103084) Woolungasaurus glendowerensis (103085)
Late/Upper Aptian122.46 - 112.03Canada (Nunavut) Polycotylidae indet. (157245)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Canada (Alberta) Nichollsia borealis (87105)
Early/Lower Albian112.03 - 109.0Canada (Alberta) Polycotylidae indet. (102994)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6USA (Wyoming) Trinacromerum sp. (105789)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6Australia (Queensland) Polycotylidae indet. QM F18041 (118316)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6USA (Montana) Edgarosaurus muddi (97885)
Late/Upper Albian - Cenomanian105.3 - 93.9Russian Federation (Belgorod) Polycotylidae indet. (32314)
Late/Upper Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian105.3 - 93.5USA (Wyoming) Polycotylus sp. (27889)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Wyoming) Plesiopleurodon wellesi (117845)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (South Dakota) Pahasapasaurus haasi (117819)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Kansas) Trinacromerum willistoni (106182)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Utah) Pliosauroidea indet. (5609)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Texas) Ceraunosaurus brownorum (90465)
Middle Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Canada (Saskatchewan) Plesiosauria indet. (52997)
Middle Cenomanian - Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Colorado) Trinacromerum sp. (35429)
Late/Upper Cenomanian - Early/Lower Turonian99.6 - 89.3Japan (Hokkaido) Polycotylidae indet. (102078)
Late/Upper Cenomanian - Middle Turonian99.6 - 89.3USA (Utah) Eopolycotylus rankini (67973)
Middle Cenomanian - Middle Turonian99.6 - 89.3USA (Kansas) Trinacromerum bentonianum (117814)
Turonian - Early/Lower Campanian93.9 - 70.6USA (Kansas) Polycotylidae indet. (31690)
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3USA (Utah) Dolichorhynchops tropicensis (132356 132357) Palmula quadratus (150870)
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3USA (Kansas) Trinacromerum bentonianum (117806)
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3Morocco (Er-Rachidia) Thililua longicollis, Manemergus anguirostris (103973)
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3Canada (Manitoba) Trinacromerum kirki (102074)
Early/Lower Turonian - Middle Turonian93.5 - 89.3USA (Kansas) Trinacromerum bentonianum (117807 117809 117811 117812)
Middle Turonian93.5 - 89.3USA (Kansas) Trinacromerum anonymum (117813 117815) Trinacromerum bentonianum (117805 117808 117810)
Late/Upper Coniacian89.3 - 85.8Antarctica Polycotylidae indet. (102091)
Late/Upper Coniacian - Early/Lower Campanian89.3 - 70.6USA (Kansas) Dolichorhynchops osborni (117856) Polycotylus dolichopus (118879) Polycotylus latipinnis (117847)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6Russian Federation (Penza) Georgia penzensis (127412)
Santonian - Campanian86.3 - 72.1Canada (Manitoba) Dolichorhynchops sp. (107803)
Piripauan85.8 - 83.5New Zealand Polycotylidae indet. (83537)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) Polycotylus latipinnis (81934)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Russian Federation (Saratov) Polycotylidae indet. (141001) Trinacromeridae sp. (127413)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Canada (Manitoba) Dolichorhynchops kirki (36746 36754)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden Polycotylidae indet., Polycotylidae sp. (102883)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden (Skane) Polycotylidae indet. (106411)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Texas) Trinacromerum bonneri (118185)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (South Dakota) Polycotylus latipinnis (194130)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Polycotylidae indet. (153811)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Northwest Territories) Dolichorhynchopidae indet. (106337) Dolichorhynchops osborni (106333)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Russian Federation (Saratov) Polycotylidae indet. (86332)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Kansas) Dolichorhynchops osborni (117851) Polycotylus latipinnis (117846 118183)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Kansas) Polycotylus latippinus (114240)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (South Dakota) Dolichorhynchops osborni (117861) Dolichorhynchops osborni, Polycotylidae indet., Trinacromerum bonneri (77316)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Wyoming) Trinacromerum bonneri (77312)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6Argentina (Río Negro) Polycotylidae indet. (32339)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (Wyoming) Dolichorhynchops sp. (14465 14480)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Russian Federation (Volgograd) Polycotylidae indet. (59385)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Wyoming) Dolichorhynchops osborni (117860)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Saskatchewan) Polycotylidae indet. (75030)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Argentina (Chubut) Sulcusuchus erraini (99438)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Argentina (Rio Negro) Polycotylidae indet. (141581)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Canada (Saskatchewan) Dolichorhynchops herschelensis (100237)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Argentina (Río Negro) Sulcusuchus erraini (142118)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Jordan Polycotylidae indet. (170239)