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Tetrapodosauridae

Reptilia - Tetrapodosauridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Tetrapodosauridae Sternberg p. 73
1963Tetrapodosauridae Kuhn p. 106
1966Tetrapodosauridae Kuhn p. 104
1971Tetrapodosauridae Haubold p. 88
2004Tetrapodosauridae Gangloff et al. p. 307

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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
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
Ornithopoda()
familyTetrapodosauridae
familyTetrapodosauridae

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
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: gregariouso
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:40:05
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:40:05
Source: subo = suborder, o = order
References: Benton 1983, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Aptian to the top of the Early/Lower Maastrichtian or 125.00000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (26 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Aptian125.0 - 113.0USA (Virginia) Tetrapodosaurus borealis (69260 97942 182635)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Canada (Alberta) Tetrapodosaurus borealis (52876 52877 52878 52879 52880 52881 52882 52883 52884 52885 52886)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Canada (British Columbia) Tetrapodosaurus borealis (46151)
Middle Albian109.0 - 105.3Canada (Alberta) Tetrapodosaurus borealis (52371) Tetrapodosaurus sp. (52369 52370 52372 52373 52374)
Middle Albian - Early/Lower Cenomanian109.0 - 93.5Canada (Yukon) Tetrapodosaurus borealis (67838)
Late/Upper Albian105.3 - 99.6USA (Alaska) Ankylosauria indet. (52351)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Canada (British Columbia) Tetrapodosaurus sp. (52637 52638)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0USA (Alaska) Tetrapodosaurus sp. (44848)