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Plioplatecarpinae

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Plioplatecarpidae Dollo
1890Plioplatecarpidae Zittel p. 619
1896Platecarpus somenensis Thevenin
1946Plioplatecarpidae Kuhn p. 61
1969Plioplatecarpinae Thurmond p. 72
1969Platecarpus somenensis Thurmond p. 75
1970Plioplatecarpinae Russell p. 373
1981Plioplatecarpinae Thurmond and Jones p. 158
1981Platecarpus somenensis Thurmond and Jones p. 160
1988Plioplatecarpinae Wright and Shannon p. 102
1996Plioplatecarpinae Lingham-Soliar
2005Plioplatecarpinae Bardet et al.
2005Plioplatecarpinae Polcyn and Bell p. 323
2007Plioplatecarpinae Cuthbertson et al.
2008Plioplatecarinae Polcyn and Everhart p. 14
2010Plioplatecarpinae Konishi et al.
2012Plioplatecarpinae Konishi 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
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)
subfamilyPlioplatecarpinae(Dollo 1884)
subfamilyPlioplatecarpinae(Dollo 1884)

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 Late/Upper Turonian to the top of the Early/Lower Maastrichtian or 93.50000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (77 total)


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 - 66.0USA (Texas) Platecarpus sp. (106192)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0Egypt Platecarpus indet. (140710)
Turonian - Santonian93.9 - 83.6USA (Kansas) Platecarpus abruptus (107339) Platecarpus ictericus (38720) Platecarpus sp. (38721)
Late/Upper Turonian93.5 - 89.3Brazil Platecarpus sp. (142100)
Coniacian89.8 - 86.3Angola (Bengo) Angolasaurus bocagei (60168)
Early/Lower Coniacian89.3 - 85.8Brazil Platecarpus sp. (126912)
Early/Lower Coniacian89.3 - 85.8USA (Texas) Platecarpus coryphaeus (106188)
Late/Upper Coniacian89.3 - 85.8USA (Texas) Platecarpus planifrons (151422)
Late/Upper Coniacian89.3 - 85.8USA (Kansas) Platecarpus coryphaeus, Platecarpus ictericus (118152)
Late/Upper Coniacian - Early/Lower Santonian89.3 - 83.5USA (Kansas) Clidastes planifrons (123571) Platecarpus planifrons (123572 123574)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Kansas) Platecarpus planifrons (99385)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6Australia (Western Australia) Platecarpus sp. (142716)
Santonian - Maastrichtian86.3 - 66.0USA (Alabama) Platecarpus sp. (81972 107503)
Early/Lower Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (Arkansas) Platecarpus sp. (107639)
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5France (Somme) Platecarpus somenensis (141941)
Middle Santonian85.8 - 83.5USA (New Mexico) Platecarpus sp. (52037)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Kansas) Platecarpus tympaniticus (118338) Selmasaurus johnsoni (25071)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) Selmasaurus russelli (84188)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Mississippi) Platecarpus tympaniticus (98972)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden Platecarpus sp. (102883)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Wyoming) Platecarpus brachycephalus (105717) Platecarpus ictericus (107672 107675) Platecarpus sp. (107641)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (South Dakota) Platecarpus ictericus (107674 109761) Platecarpus sp. (107642 107678 107679)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (North Dakota) Platecarpus sp. (107427)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Georgia) Platecarpus sp. (35289)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Canada (Manitoba) Platecarpus sp. (36746 36749)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (North Carolina) Platecarpus sp. (106277)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Kansas) Platecarpus sp. (107677)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0USA (South Dakota) Platecarpus sp. (99710)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Northwest Territories) Platecarpus ictericus (106328) Plioplatecarpinae indet. (106331 106333 106336)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (North Carolina) Platecarpus sp. (57918)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Texas) Platecarpus somenensis (106189) Plioplatecarpinae indet. (151430)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Manitoba) Plioplatecarpus nichollsae (23366 96685) Plioplatecarpus nichollsae, Latoplatecarpus willistoni (36446)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden (Skåne) Platecarpus sp. (74334)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Plioplatecarpinae indet. (153814)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (South Dakota) Platecarpus sp., Platecarpus somenensis (107676)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Germany (Niedersachsen) Platecarpus sp. (31993)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Russian Federation (Volgograd) Platecarpus sp. (59385)
Early/Lower Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Saudi Arabia (Tabuk) Plioplatecarpinae indet. (116314)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Syria Platecarpus ptychodon, Plioplatecarpini indet. (117850 117852 117857 117863) Plioplatecarpini indet. (117853 117854 117855) Plioplatecarpini indet., Plioplatecarpinae indet. (117849)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Egypt (Al Bahr Al Ahmar) Globidens aegyptiacus (60607)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Jordan Platecarpus ptychodon (13366)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Niger (Tahoua) Platecarpus sp., Igdamanosaurus aegyptiacus, Angolasaurus sp. (104945)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Spain (Alava) Platecarpus ictericus (141928)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Angola (Namibe) Platecarpus ptychodon (106705)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Australia (Western Australia) Plioplatecarpinae indet. (41538)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Morocco Platecarpus ptychodon, Globidens aegyptiacus (123268)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Jordan Platecarpus sp. (170239)