† Proteosauridae


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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  ⇒ Klade: Ichthyosauromorpha  ⇒ Klade: Ichthyosauriformes  ⇒ Unterklasse: Ichthyopterygia  ⇒ Klade: Eoichthyosauria  ⇒ Ordnung: Ichthyosauria

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


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)

Hay, 1902

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Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 199.3 Ma - End age: 189.6 Ma
Lower/Early Jurassic

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Motility: actively mobile
Environment: marine
Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 18)

Taxonomic assignment (2)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • C. McGowan, 1974 - A revision of the longipinnate ichthyosaurs of the Lower Jurassic of England, with descriptions of two new species (Reptilia: Ichthyosauria) - Life Sciences Contribution of the Royal Ontario Museum (97), - (journal article, English)
  • O. P. Hay, 1930 - - Second Bibliography and Catalogue of the Fossil Vertebrata of North America (390), 1-1074 (book, English)
  • O. P. Hay, 1902 - - Bibliography and Catalogue of the Fossil Vertebrata of North America. Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey (179), 1-868 (serial monograph, English)
  • R. Owen, 1840 - Report on British fossil reptiles - Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (8), 43-126 (journal article, English)
  • T. Hawkins, 1834 - - Memoirs of Ichthyosauri and Plesiosauri, Extinct Monsters of the Ancient Earth (), vi-51 (serial monograph, English)
  • W. D. Conybeare, 1822 - Additional notices on the fossil genera Ichthyosaurus and plesiosaurus - Transactions of the Geological Society of London, Series 2 (1), 103-123 (journal article, English)
  • E. Home, 1819 - Reasons for giving the name Proteo-Saurus to the fossil skeleton which has been described - Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (109), 212-216 (journal article, English)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) I3Pp1217F0qEM0AD0RvvHw
GUID (Global unique identifier) D7E97323-7B6D-4A17-8433-4003D11BEF1F
Database ID 16293