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Clidastes

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Clidastes Cope p. 233
1869Clidastes Cope p. 258
1870Clidastes Cope p. 211
1871Edestosaurus Marsh
1873Clidastes Leidy p. 344
1902Clidastes Hay p. 466
1954Clidastes McDowell and Bogert p. 132
1967Clidastes Russell p. 124
1969Clidastes Thurmond p. 70
1970Clidastes Russell p. 371
1981Clidastes Thurmond and Jones p. 153
1988Clidastes Carroll
1992Clidastes Kiernan p. 138
2002Clidastes Dortangs et al.
2002Clidastes Novas et al.
2002Clidastes Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Clidastes Bardet et al.
2005Clidastes Bell and Polcyn p. 189
2012Clidastes Karl and Nyhuis

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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
subfamilyMosasaurinaeGervais 1853
genusClidastes

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 Coniacian to the top of the Late/Upper Maastrichtian or 89.30000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (30 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0USA (Kansas) C. cineriarum (199541)
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0USA (Colorado) C. sp. (107401)
Turonian - Coniacian93.9 - 86.3USA (Texas) C. sp. (107425)
Coniacian - Santonian89.8 - 83.6USA (South Dakota) C. tortor (107782)
Late/Upper Coniacian89.3 - 85.8USA (Kansas) C. velox (118152)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Texas) C. sp. (106183)
Santonian - Maastrichtian86.3 - 66.0USA (Alabama) C. intermedius (84105) C. propython (81972 106451)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) C. propython (81930 81932 81933 81934)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6Germany C. sp. (138296)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden C. propython (102883)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden (Skane) C. propython (106405 106411)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (South Dakota) C. propython (107644)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Texas) C. sp. (107638)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden C. propython (102886)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Russian Federation (Saratov) C. sp. (86332)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Germany (Lower Saxony) C. sp. (138298)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (South Dakota) Platecarpus sp. (39388)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden (Skåne) C. propython (74334)
Early/Lower Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Germany (Niedersachsen) C. sp. (31992)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Delaware) C. sp. (27570)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Montana) C. sp. (107428)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Mexico (Coahuila) C. sp. (35360)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Germany Mosasaurus sp. (64131)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Jordan C. sp. (170239)