† Pistosauroidea

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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  ⇒ Unterordnung: Eosauropterygia

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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.

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  • D. Surmik, 2016 - Hemilopas mentzeli, an enigmatic marine reptile from the Middle Triassic of Poland revisited - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie-Abhandlungen (282), 209-223 (journal article, English)
  • L.-T. Ma, 2015 - A new pistosauroid (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) from the late Ladinian Xingyi marine reptile level, southwestern China - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (35), e8818- (journal article, English)
  • T. Sato, 2014 - A new specimen of the Triassic pistosauroid Yunguisaurus, with implications for the origins of Plesiosauria (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) - Palaeontology (57), 55-76 (journal article, English)
  • M. W. Maisch, 2014 - A well preserved skull of Cymatosaurus (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the uppermost Buntsandstein (Middle Triassic) of Germany - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie-Abhandlungen (272), 213-224 (journal article, English)
  • P. M. Sander, 2014 - Postcranial morphology of a basal Pistosauroidea (Sauropterygia) from the Lower Muschelkalk of Winterswijk, The Netherlands - Palaeontologische Zeitschrift (88), 55-71 (journal article, English)
  • Y.-N. Cheng, 2006 - First complete pistosauroid from the Triassic of China - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (26), 501-504 (journal article, English)
  • J. J. Sepkoski, Jr., 2002 - A compendium of fossil marine animal genera - Bulletins of American Paleontology (363), 1-560 (serial monograph, English)
  • F. R. O'Keefe, 2001 - A cladistic analysis and taxonomic revision of the Plesiosauria (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) - Acta Zoologica Fennica (213), 1-63 (journal article, English)
  • O. Rieppel, 2000 - Handbuch der PaHioherpetologie Teil 12A Sauropterygia I: Placodontia, Pachypleurosauria, Nothosauroidea, Pistosauroidea - (), 1-134 (book, English)
  • O. Rieppel, 1999 - The sauropterygian genera Chinchenia, Kwangsisaurus, and Sanchiaosaurus from the Lower and Middle Triassic of China - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (19), 321-337 (journal article, English)
  • O. Rieppel, 1999 - Variation of cranial characters in Cymatosaurus 'gracilis' Schrammen 1899 (Reptilia, Sauropterygia), and its implications for systematics - Palaeontologische Zeitschrift (73), 369-375 (journal article, English)
  • O. Rieppel, 1998 - A new species of the sauropterygian Cymatosaurus from the Lower Muschelkalk of Thuringia, Germany - Palaeontology (41), 575-589 (journal article, English)
  • O. Rieppel, 1997 - Revision of the sauropterygian reptile genus Cymatosaurus v. Fritsch, 1894, and the relationships of Germanosaurus Nopcsa, 1928, from the Middle Triassic of Europe - Fieldiana: Geology, new series (36), 1-36 (journal article, English)
  • G. W. Storrs, 1991 - Anatomy and relationships of Corosaurus alcovensis (Diapsida: Sauropterygia) and the Triassic Alcova Limestone of Wyoming - Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History (44), 1-151 (journal article, English)
  • H. -D. Sues, 1987 - Postcranial skeleton of Pistosaurus and interrelationships of the Sauropterygia (DIapsida) - Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (90), 109-131 (journal article, English)
  • O. Kuhn, 1971 - - Die Saurier der deutschen Trias [Reptiles of the German Triassic] (), 1-105 (book, German)
  • C.-C. Young, 1965 - On the new nothosaurs from Hupeh and Kweichou, China - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (9), 337-356 (journal article, Chinese)


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Database ID 11628