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Cimoliasaurus

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Cimoliasaurus Leidy pp. 325-326
1851Discosaurus Leidy p. 326
1855Brimosaurus grandis Leidy p. 72 figs. pl. 2, fig. 1-3
1869Brimosaurus grandis Cope p. 43
1869Cimoliasaurus Cope p. 265
1869Cimoliasaurus grandis Cope p. 266
1871Cimoliasaurus Cope p. 235
1872Oligosimus Leidy p. 39
1873Oligosimus Leidy p. 345
1875Cimoliasaurus Cope p. 15
1887Piptomerus Cope
1889Muraenosaurus brevior Lydekker
1889Cimoliosaurus Lydekker pp. 182-183
1889Cimoliosaurus brevior Lydekker p. 243 fig. 75
1889Muraenosaurus brevior Lydekker p. 243 fig. 75
1892Cimoliosaurus Seeley p. 151
1902Piptomerus Hay p. 457
1902Cimoliasaurus Hay p. 458
1902Cimoliasaurus grandis Hay p. 459
1902Oligosimus Hay p. 459
1903Cimoliasaurus Williston p. 7
1903Brimosaurus grandis Williston p. 8
1903Oligosimus Williston p. 10
1903Piptomerus Williston p. 11
1904Cimoliasaurus maccoyi Etheridge p. 312 figs. Pls. 42-44
1905Iserosaurus Fritsch p. 20
1905Hunosaurus Fritsch p. 25 figs. 25–29; Pl. 7:1–4
1906Cimoliasaurus Williston p. 222
1914Cimoliasaurus Wegner p. 291
1940Cimoliosaurus White p. 466
1960Cimoliosaurus Delair p. 67
1960Cimoliosaurus brevior Delair p. 67
1963Cimoliasaurus Persson p. 18
1981Discosaurus Thurmond and Jones p. 140
1988Discosaurus Carroll
1988Piptomerus Carroll
1991Cimoliasaurus maccoyi Fordyce p. 1173
2002Cimoliasaurus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Discosaurus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Hunosaurus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Iserosaurus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Oligosimus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Piptomerus Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Cimoliasaurus O'Keefe and Street p. 49

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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
familyElasmosauridaeCope 1869
genusCimoliasaurusLeidy 1851

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 Kimmeridgian to the top of the Early/Lower Maastrichtian or 157.30000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (18 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Kimmeridgian - Early/Lower Tithonian157.3 - 145.0United Kingdom (England) Muraenosaurus brevior (92096)
Aptian125.0 - 113.0Australia (New South Wales) C. maccoyi (60762)
Cenomanian - Turonian100.5 - 89.8United Kingdom (England) C. smithi (92426) Plesiosaurus sp. (92427)
Turonian - Coniacian93.9 - 86.3USA (Texas) C. sp. (107425)
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3Czech Republic Iserosaurus sp. (181005)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Canada (Alberta) C. magnus (142128)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Arkansas) Brimosaurus grandis (189417)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Montana) C. sp. (107428)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) C. magnus (57915 102186)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Maryland) C. magnus (27563 83331) C. sp. (125950)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Canada (Northwest Territories) C. sp. (106329)
Maastrichtian - Danian72.1 - 61.6USA (New Jersey) C. magnus (167650)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) C. sp. (167535)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Chile (Concepcíon) C. sp. (13309)