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Pistosauria

Pistosauria

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Grouping

Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Serie: Amniota  ⇒ Klade: Sauropsida  ⇒ Infraklasse: Eureptilia  ⇒ ohne Rang: Romeriida  ⇒ Unterklasse: Diapsida  ⇒ Ordnung: Sauropterygia

Taxo­nomic seg­ment

Klade

This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Baur, 1890

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scientific

Pistosauria

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 242 Ma - End age: 61.6 Ma
61.6
83.6
93.9
121.4
139.8
154.8
168.2
183
201.4
242
Danian
Maastrichtian
Campanian
Santonian
Coniacian
Turonian
Cenomanian
Albian
Aptian
Barremian
Hauterivian
Valanginian
Berriasian
Tithonian
Kimmeridgian
Oxfordian
Callovian
Bathonian
Bajocian
Aalenian
Toarcian
Pliensbachian
Sinemurian
Hettangian
Rhaetian
Norian
Carnian
Ladinian
Paleocene
Upper/Late Cretaceous
Lower/Early Cretaceous
Upper/Late Jurassic
Middle Jurassic
Lower/Early Jurassic
Upper/Late Triassic
Middle Triassic
Paleogene
Cretaceous
Jurassic
Triassic

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

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On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 10)

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References by PBDB, License: CC BY

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  • P. Vincent, 2019 - Microcleidus melusinae, a new plesiosaurian (Reptilia, Plesiosauria) from the Toarcian of Luxembourg - Geological Magazine (156), 99-116 (journal article, English)
  • M. E. Paramo-Fonseca, 2019 - A new late Aptian elasmosaurid from the Paja Formation, Villa de Leiva, Colombia - Cretaceous Research (99), 30-40 (journal article, English)
  • P. Vincent, 2019 - Lindwurmia, a new genus of Plesiosauria (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the earliest Jurassic of Halberstadt, northwest Germany - The Science of Nature (106), - (journal article, English)
  • J. P. O'Gorman, 2018 - A new elasmosaurid from the upper Maastrichtian López de Bertodano Formation: new data on weddellonectian diversity - Alcheringa (42), 575-586 (journal article, English)
  • J. P. O'Gorman, 2018 - A new Pliosaurus species (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Upper Jurassic of Patagonia: new insights on the Tithonian morphological disparity of mandibular symphyseal morphology - Journal of Paleontology (92), 240-253 (journal article, English)
  • M. E. Páramo-Fonseca, 2018 - A new large pliosaurid from the Barremian (Lower Cretaceous) of Sáchica, Boyacá, Colombia - Earth Sciences Research Journal (22), 223-238 (journal article, English)
  • D. J. Serratos, 2017 - A new elasmosaurid (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Bearpaw Shale (Late Cretaceous, Maastrichtian) of Montana demonstrates multiple evolutionary reductions of neck length within Elasmosauridae - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (37), e1278- (journal article, English)
  • S. Sachs, 2017 - Redescription of the elasmosaurid plesiosaurian Libonectes atlasense from the Upper Cretaceous of Morocco - Cretaceous Research (74), 205-222 (journal article, English)
  • S. Sachs, 2017 - A new basal elasmosaurid (Sauropterygia: Plesiosauria) from the Lower Cretaceous of Germany - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (37), e1301- (journal article, English)
  • A. S. Smith, 2017 - Thaumatodracon wiedenrothi, a morphometrically and stratigraphically intermediate new rhomaleosaurid plesiosaurian from the Lower Jurassic (Sinemurian) of Lyme Regis - Palaeontographica Abteilung A (308), 89-125 (journal article, English)
  • T. Wintrich, 2017 - A Triassic plesiosaurian skeleton and bone histology inform on evolution of a unique body plan - Science Advances (3), e1701- (journal article, English)
  • E. Frey, 2017 - A new polycotylid plesiosaur with extensive soft tissue preservation from the early Late Cretaceous of northeast Mexico - Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana (69), 87-134 (journal article, English)
  • V. Fischer, 2017 - Plasticity and convergence in the evolution of short-necked plesiosaurs - Current Biology (27), 1-10 (journal article, English)
  • S. Sachs, 2017 - A rare new Pliensbachian plesiosaurian from the Amaltheenton Formation of Bielefeld in northwestern Germany - Alcheringa (), - (journal article, English)
  • A. Cau, 2016 - High evolutionary rates and the origin of the Rosso Ammonitico Veronese Formation (Middle-Upper Jurassic of Italy) reptiles - Historical Biology (28), 952-962 (journal article, English)
  • J. P. O'Gorman, 2016 - A small body sized non-aristonectine elasmosaurid (Sauropterygia,Plesiosauria) from the Late Cretaceous of Patagonia with comments on the relationships of the patagonian and antarctic elasmosaurids - Ameghiniana (53), 245-268 (journal article, English)
  • R. A. Otero, 2016 - Taxonomic reassessment of Hydralmosaurus as Styxosaurus: new insights on the elasmosaurid neck evolution throughout the Cretaceous - PeerJ (4), e1777-60 (journal article, English)
  • M. E. Páramo-Fonseca, 2016 - Stenorhynchosaurus munozi, gen. et sp. nov. a new pliosaurid from the Upper Barremian (Lower Cretaceous) of Villa de Leiva, Colombia, South America - Revista de la Academia Colombiana de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales (40), 84-103 (journal article, English)
  • D. Madzia, 2016 - A reappraisal of Polyptychodon (Plesiosauria) from the Cretaceous of England - PeerJ (4), e1998- (journal article, English)
  • R. A. Otero, 2016 - Alexandronectes zealandiensis gen. et sp. nov., a new aristonectine plesiosaur from the lower Maastrichtian of New Zealand - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (36), e1054-14 (journal article, English)
  • B. A. Schumacher, 2016 - Polycotylus latipinnis Cope (Plesiosauria, Polycotylidae), a nearly complete skeleton from the Niobrara Formation (Early Campanian) of southwestern South Dakota - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (36), e1031-15 (journal article, English)
  • V. Fischer, 2015 - Peculiar macrophagous adaptations in a new Cretaceous pliosaurid - Royal Society Open Science (2), - (journal article, English)
  • A. S. Smith, 2015 - Reassessment of ‘Plesiosaurus’ megacephalus (Sauropterygia: Plesiosauria) from the Triassic-Jurassic boundary, UK - Palaeontologia Electronica (18), 1-19 (journal article, English)
  • J. P. O'Gorman, 2015 - Vegasaurus molyi, gen. et sp. nov. (Plesiosauria, Elasmosauridae), from the Cape Lamb Member (lower maastrichtian) of the Snow Hill Island Formation, Vega Island, Antarctica, and remarks on Wedellian Elasmosauridae - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (35), e9312-21 (journal article, English)
  • R. Araújo, 2015 - A new elasmosaurid from the early Maastrichtian of Angola and the implications of girdle morphology on swimming style in plesiosaurs - Netherlands Journal of Geosciences — Geologie en Mijnbouw (94), 109-120 (journal article, English)
  • Z. Gasparini, 2014 - A new species of Pliosaurus (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Upper Jurassic of northwestern Patagonia, Argentina - Ameghiniana (), - (journal article, English)
  • R. B. J. Benson, 2014 - Faunal turnover of marine tetrapods during the Jurassic–Cretaceous transition - Biological Reviews (89), 1-23 (journal article, English)
  • R. A. Otero, 2014 - A new postcranial skeleton of an elasmosaurid plesiosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of central Chile and reassessment of Cimoliasaurus andium Deecke - Cretaceous Research (50), 318-331 (journal article, English)
  • J. P. O'Gorman, 2014 - A new record of an aristonectine elasmosaurid (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Upper Cretaceous of New Zealand: implications for the Mauisaurus haasti Hector, 1874 hypodigm - Alcheringa (38), 504-512 (journal article, English)
  • R. A. Otero, 2014 - Aristonectes quiriquinensis sp. nov., a new highly derived elasmosaurid from the upper Maastrichtian of central Chile - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (34), 100-125 (journal article, English)
  • J. P. O'Gorman, 2014 - Reappraisal of Tuarangisaurus? cabazai (Elasmosauridae, Plesiosauria) from the Upper Maastrichtian of northern Patagonia, Argentina - Cretaceous Research (47), 39-47 (journal article, English)
  • R. B. J. Benson, 2013 - A new leptocleidid (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Vectis Formation (Early Barremian–early Aptian; Early Cretaceous) of the Isle of Wight and the evolution of Leptocleididae, a controversial clade - Journal of Systematic Palaeontology (11), 233-250 (journal article, English)
  • R. B. J. Benson, 2013 - A giant pliosaurid skull from the Late Jurassic of England - PLoS ONE (8), e6598- (journal article, English)
  • P. Vincent, 2013 - A new pliosaurid from the Pliensbachian (Early Jurassic) of Normandy (Northern France) - Acta Palaeontologica Polonica (), - (journal article, English)
  • D. Brown, 2013 - Osteological redescription of the skull of Microcleidus homalospondylus (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Lower Jurassic of England - Journal of Paleontology (87), 537-549 (journal article, English)
  • B. A. Schumacher, 2013 - A new Cretaceous pliosaurid (Reptilia, Plesiosauria) from the Carlile Shale (Middle Turonian) of Russell County, Kansas - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (33), 613-628 (journal article, English)
  • O. Hampe, 2013 - The forgotten remains of a leptocleidid plesiosaur (Sauropterygia: Plesiosauroidea) from the Early Cretaceous of Gronau (Münsterland, Westphalia, Germany) - Palaeontologische Zeitschrift (87), 473-491 (journal article, English)
  • M. Fabbri, 2013 - New information on Bobosaurus forojuliensis (Reptilia: Sauropterygia): implications for plesiosaurian evolution - Historical Biology (), - (journal article, English)
  • J. O'Gorman, 2013 - Revision of Sulcusuchus erraini (Sauropterygia, Polycotylidae) from the Upper Cretaceous of Patagonia, Argentina - Alcheringa (37), 163-176 (journal article, English)
  • A. S. Smith, 2012 - A new plesiosauroid from the Toarcian (Lower Jurassic) of Alhadas, Portugal - Acta Palaeontologica Polonica (57), 257-266 (journal article, English)
  • E. M. Knutsen, 2012 - Redescription and taxonomic clarification of ‘Tricleidus’ svalbardensis based on new material from the Agardhfjellet Formation (Middle Volgian) - Norwegian Journal of Geology (92), 175-186 (journal article, English)
  • R. A. Otero, 2012 - A postcranial skeleton of an elasmosaurid plesiosaur from the Maastrichtian of central Chile, with comments on the affinities of Late Cretaceous plesiosauroids from the Weddellian Biogeographic Province - Cretaceous Research (37), 89-99 (journal article, English)
  • E. M. Knutsen, 2012 - A new plesiosauroid (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Agardhfjellet Formation (Middle Volgian) of central Spitsbergen, Norway - Norwegian Journal of Geology (92), 213-234 (journal article, English)
  • E. M. Knutsen, 2012 - A new species of Pliosaurus (Sauropterygia: Plesiosauria) from the Middle Volgian of central Spitsbergen, Norway - Norwegian Journal of Geology (92), 235-258 (journal article, English)
  • O. Mateus, 2012 - Cretaceous amniotes from Angola: dinosaurs, pterosaurs, mosasaurs, plesiosaurs, turtles - Actas de V Jornadas Internacionales sobre Paleontologia de Dinosaurios y su Entorno, Salas de los Infantes, Burgos (), 71-105 (journal article, English)
  • R. Schmeisser McKean, 2012 - A new species of polycotylid plesiosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Lower Turonian of Utah: Extending the stratigraphic range of Dolichorhynchops - Cretaceous Research (34), 184-199 (journal article, English)
  • R. B. J. Benson, 2012 - High diversity, low disparity and small body size in plesiosaurs (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) from the Triassic–Jurassic boundary - PLoS ONE (7), e3183- (journal article, English)
  • T. Kubo, 2012 - Albertonectes vanderveldei, a new elasmosaur (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) from the Upper Cretaceous of Alberta - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (32), 557-572 (journal article, English)
  • P. Vincent, 2012 - Anningasaura, a basal plesiosaurian (Reptilia, Plesiosauria) from the Lower Jurassic of Lyme Regis, United Kingdom - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (32), 1049-1063 (journal article, English)
  • E. M. Knutsen, 2012 - Two new species of long-necked plesiosaurians (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Upper Jurassic (Middle Volgian) Agardhfjellet Formation of central Spitsbergen - Norwegian Journal of Geology (92), 187-212 (journal article, English)
  • H. F. Ketchum, 2011 - A new pliosaurid (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Oxford CLay Formation (Middle Jurassic, Callovian) of England: evidence for a gracile, longirostrine grade of Early-Middle Jurassic pliosaurids - Special Papers in Palaeontology (86), 109-129 (journal article, English)
  • H. F. Ketchum, 2011 - Marine reptiles - Palaeontological Association Field Guide to Fossils (14), 285-294 (journal article, English)
  • M. Gomez-Perez, 2011 - Cranial anatomy of a new pliosaurid Acostasaurus pavachoquensis from the Lower Cretaceous of Colombia, South America - Palaeontographica Abteilung A (310), 5-42 (journal article, English)
  • L. Schwermann, 2011 - Osteologie und Phylogenie von Westphaliasaurus simonsensii: Ein neuer Plesiosauride (Sauropterygia) aus dem Unteren Jura (Pliensbachium) von Sommersell (Kreis Höxter), Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland - Geologie und Paläontologie in Westfalen (79), 1-60 (journal article, German)
  • P. Vincent, 2011 - A re-examination of Hauffiosaurus zanoni, a pliosauroid from the Toarcian (Early Jurassic) of Germany - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (31), 340-351 (journal article, English)
  • A. Y. Berezin, 2011 - A new plesiosaur of the family Aristonectidae from the Early Cretaceous of the center of the Russian Platform - Paleontological Journal (45), 648-660 (journal article, English)
  • R. B. J. Benson, 2011 - New information on Hauffiosaurus (Reptilia, Plesiosauria) based on a new species from the Alum Shale Member (Lower Toarcian: Lower Jurassic) of Yorkshire, UK - Palaeontology (54), 547-571 (journal article, English)
  • R. B. J. Benson, 2011 - Cranial anatomy of Thalassiodracon hawkinsii (Reptilia, Plesiosauria) from the Early Jurassic of Somerset, United Kingdom - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (31), 562-574 (journal article, English)
  • H. F. Ketchum, 2011 - The cranial anatomy and taxonomy of Peloneustes philarchus (Sauropterygia, Pliosauridae) from the Peterborough Member (Callovian, Middle Jurassic) of the United Kingdom - Palaeontology (54), 639-665 (journal article, English)
  • F. R. O'Keefe, 2011 - A new skeleton of the cryptoclidid plesiosaur Tatanectes laramiensis reveals a novel body shape among plesiosaurs - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (31), 330-339 (journal article, English)
  • P. Vincent, 2011 - Zarafasaura oceanis, a new elasmosaurid (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Maastrichtian Phosphates of Morocco and the palaeobiogeography of latest Cretaceous plesiosaurs - Gondwana Research (19), 1062-1073 (journal article, English)
  • H. F. Ketchum, 2010 - The anatomy and taxonomy of Macroplata tenuiceps (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Hettangian (Lower Jurassic) of Warwickshire, United Kingdom - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (30), 1069-1081 (journal article, English)
  • J. P. O'Gorman, 2010 - The oldest lower Upper Cretaceous plesiosaurs (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) from Southern Patagonia, Argentina - Ameghiniana (47), 447-459 (journal article, English)
  • B. C. Wilhelm, 2010 - A new partial skeleton of a cryptocleidoid plesiosaur from the Upper Jurassic Sundance Formation of Wyoming - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (30), 1736-1742 (journal article, English)
  • A. S. Smith, 2010 - A new genus of pliosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Lower Jurassic of Holzmaden, Germany - Palaeontology (53), 1049-1063 (journal article, English)
  • H. F. Ketchum, 2010 - Global interrelationships of Plesiosauria (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) and the pivotal role of taxon sampling in determining the outcome of phylogenetic analyses - Biological Reviews (85), 361-392 (journal article, English)
  • A. G. Sennikov, 2010 - On a typical Jurassic sauropterygian from the Upper Triassic of Wilczek Land (Franz Josef Land, Arctic Russia) - Paleontological Journal (44), 567-572 (journal article, English)
  • Z. Gasparini, 2009 - A new Oxfordian pliosaurid (Plesiosauria, Pliosauridae) in the Caribbean Seaway - Palaeontology (52), 661-669 (journal article, English)
  • P. Vincent, 2009 - A redescription of Plesiosaurus propinquus Tate & Blake, 1876 (Reptilia, Plesiosauria), from the Lower Jurassic (Toarcian) of Yorkshire, England - Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society (57), 133-142 (journal article, English)
  • F. R. O'Keefe, 2009 - Osteology of the cryptocleidoid plesiosaur Tatenectes laramiensis, with comments on the taxonomic status of the Cimoliasauridae - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (29), 48-57 (journal article, English)
  • P. S. Druckenmiller, 2009 - The new plesiosaurian genus Nichollssaura from Alberta, Canada: replacement name for the preoccupied genus Nichollsia - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (29), 276-276 (journal article, English)
  • F. R. O'Keefe, 2008 - Cranial anatomy and taxonomy of Dolichorhynchops bonneri new combination, a polycotylid (Sauropteryga: Plesiosauria) from the Pierre Shale of Wyoming and South Dakota - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (28), 664-676 (journal article, English)
  • P. S. Druckenmiller, 2008 - Skeletal anatomy of an exceptionally complete specimen of a new genus of plesiosaur from the Early Cretaceous (Early Albian) of northeastern Alberta, Canada - Palaeontographica. Abteilung A: Palaeozoologie-Stratigraphie (283), 1-33 (journal article, English)
  • T. Sato, 2008 - A new Jurassic pliosaur from Melville Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago - Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (45), 303-320 (journal article, English)
  • A. S. Smith, 2008 - The skull of the giant predatory pliosaur Rhomaleosaurus cramptoni: implications for plesiosaur phylogenetics - Naturwissenschaften (95), 975-980 (journal article, English)
  • B. A. Schumacher, 2007 - A new polycotylid plesiosaur (Reptilia; Sauropterygia) from the Greenhorn Limestone (Upper Cretaceous; lower upper Cenomanian), Black Hills, South Dakota - Geological Society of America Special Paper (427), 133-146 (journal article, English)
  • A. S. Smith, 2007 - The back-to-front plesiosaur Cryptoclidus (Apractocleidus) aldingeri from the Kimmeridgian of Milne Land, Greenland - Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark (55), 1-7 (journal article, English)
  • L. B. Albright, 2007 - Plesiosaurs from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian-Turonian) Tropic Shale of southern Utah, part 2: Polycotylidae - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (27), 41-58 (journal article, English)
  • B. P. Kear, 2007 - Taxonomic clarification of the Australian elasmosaurid genus Eromangasaurus, with reference to other austral elasmosaur taxa - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (27), 241-246 (journal article, English)
  • L. B. Albright, 2007 - Plesiosaurs from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian-Turonian) Tropic Shale of southern Utah, part 2: Polycotylidae; replacement names for the preoccupied genus Palmula and the subfamily Palmulainae - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (27), 1051-1051 (journal article, English)
  • W. R. Wahl, 2007 - Rediscovery of Wilbur Knight's Megalneustes rex site: new material from an old pit - Paludicola (6), 94-104 (journal article, English)
  • F. Grossmann, 2007 - The taxonomic and phylogenetic position of the Plesiosauroidea from the Lower Jurassic Posidonia Shale of south-west Germany - Palaeontology (50), 545-564 (journal article, English)
  • B. P. Kear, 2006 - Marine reptiles from the Lower Cretaceous of South Australia: elements of a high-latitude cold-water assemblage - Palaeontology (49), 837-856 (journal article, English)
  • F. M. Dalla Vecchia, 2006 - A new sauropterygian reptile with plesiosaurian affinity from the Late Triassic of Italy - Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia (112), 207-225 (journal article, English)
  • B. P. Kear, 2006 - An archaic crested plesiosaur in opal from the Lower Cretaceous high-latitude deposits of Australia - Biology Letters (2), 615-619 (journal article, English)
  • T. Sato, 2006 - A new elasmosaurid plesiosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of Fukushima, Japan - Palaeontology (49), 467-484 (journal article, English)
  • P. S. Druckenmiller, 2006 - A new elasmosaurid plesiosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Lower Cretaceous Clearwater Formation, Northeastern Alberta, Canada - Paludicola (5), 184-199 (journal article, English)
  • S. Sachs, 2005 - Tuarangisaurus australis sp. nov. (Plesiosauria: Elasmosauridae) from the Lower Cretaceous of Northeastern Queensland, with additional notes on the phylogeny of the Elasmosauridae - Memoirs of the Queensland Museum (50), 425-440 (journal article, English)
  • T. Sato, 2005 - A new polycotylid plesiosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Upper Cretaceous Bearpaw Formation in Saskatchewan, Canada - Journal of Paleontology (79), 969-980 (journal article, English)
  • M. -C. Buchy, 2005 - Osteology of Manemergus anguirostris n. gen. et sp., a new plesiosaur (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) from the Upper Cretaceous of Morocco - Palaeontographica Abteilung A (272), 97-120 (journal article, English)
  • S. Sachs, 2005 - Redescription of Elasmosaurus platyurus Cope 1868 (Plesiosauria: Elasmosauridae) from the Upper Cretaceous (Lower Campanian) of Kansas, U.S.A. - Paludicola (5), 92-106 (journal article, English)
  • N. Hiller, 2005 - The nature of Mauisaurus haasti Hector, 1874 (Reptilia: Plesiosauria) - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (25), 588-601 (journal article, English)
  • B. P. Kear, 2005 - Marine reptiles from the Lower Cretaceous (Aptian) deposits of White Cliffs, southeastern Australia: implications of a high latitude, cold water assemblage - Cretaceous Research (26), 769-782 (journal article, English)
  • M.-C. Buchy, 2005 - An elasmosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Turonian (Upper Cretaceous) of Morocco - Carolinea (63), 5-28 (journal article, English)
  • B. P. Kear, 2005 - A new elasmosaurid plesiosaur from the Lower Cretaceous of Queensland, Australia - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (25), 792-805 (journal article, English)
  • F. R. O'Keefe, 2004 - On the cranial anatomy of the polycotylid plesiosaurs, including new material of Polycotylus latipinnis, Cope, from Alabama - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (24), 326-340 (journal article, English)
  • L. F. Noè, 2004 - A new species of Kimmeridgian pliosaur (Reptilia; Sauropterygia) and its bearing on the nomenclature of Liopleurodon macromerus - Proceedings of the Geologists' Association (115), 13-24 (journal article, English)
  • F. R. O'Keefe, 2004 - Preliminary description and phylogenetic position of a new plesiosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Toarcian of Holzmaden, Germany - Journal of Paleontology (78), 973-988 (journal article, English)
  • Y. -H. Gao, 2004 - A new species of Bishanopliosaurus from Middle Jurassic of Zigong, Sichuan - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (42), 162-165 (journal article, English)
  • Z. Gasparini, 2003 - The elasmosaurid plesiosaur Aristonectes Cabrera from the latest Cretaceous of South America and Antarctica - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (23), 104-115 (journal article, English)
  • T. Sato, 2003 - Restudy of Bishanopliosaurus youngi Dong 1980, a freshwater plesiosaurian from the Jurassic of Chongqing - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (41), 18-33 (journal article, English)
  • B. P. Kear, 2003 - Cretaceous marine reptiles of Australia: a review of taxonomy and distribution - Cretaceous Research (24), 277-303 (journal article, English)
  • F. R. O'Keefe, 2003 - Current taxonomic status of the plesiosaur Pantosaurus striatus from the Upper Jurassic Sundance Formation, Wyoming - Paludicola (4), 37-46 (journal article, English)
  • N. Bardet, 2003 - A new polycotylid plesiosaur from the Late Cretaceous (Turonian) of Morocco - Comptes Rendus Palevol (2), 307-315 (journal article, English)
  • T. Sato, 2003 - Terminonatator ponteixensis, a new elasmosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Upper Cretaceous of Saskatchewan - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (23), 89-103 (journal article, English)
  • F. R. O'Keefe, 2003 - Preliminary report on the osteology and relationships of a new aberrant cryptocleidoid plesiosaur from the Sundance Formation, Wyoming - Paludicola (4), 48-68 (journal article, English)
  • Z. Gasparini, 2003 - Maastrichtian plesiosaurs from northern Patagonia - Cretaceous Research (240), 157-170 (journal article, English)
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