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† Sauropterygia

Sauropterygia

Additional Functions

Additional information / Summary

die ehemalige Überordnung Sauropterygia der (ehemaligen Klasse) Reptilia wird mittlerweile als Ordnung bzw. Klade der Diapsida geführt.

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

Taxo­nomic seg­ment

Ordnung

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)

Owen, 1861

Other languages

scientific

Sauropterygia

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 247.2 Ma - End age: 61.6 Ma
61.6
83.6
93.9
121.4
139.8
154.8
168.2
183
201.4
247.2
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
Anisian
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: 19)

Taxonomic assignment (562)

Occurrences (7)

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References by PBDB, License: CC BY

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  • J. K. Hinz, 2019 - A new nothosaur (Sauropterygia) from the Ladinian of Vellberg-Eschenau, southern Germany - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (), - (journal article, English)
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  • 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)
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  • T. Wintrich, 2017 - An enigmatic marine reptile—the actual first record of Omphalosaurus in the Muschelkalk of the Germanic basin - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (37), e1384- (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • N. Klein, 2016 - The earliest record of the genus Lariosaurus from the early middle Anisian (Middle Triassic) of the Germanic Basin - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (36), e1163- (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Y.-N. Cheng, 2016 - Dawazisaurus brevis, a new eosauropterygian from the Middle Triassic of Yunnan, China - Acta Geologica Sinica (90), 401-424 (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • A. S. Smith, 2015 - Reassessment of ‘Plesiosaurus’ megacephalus (Sauropterygia: Plesiosauria) from the Triassic-Jurassic boundary, UK - Palaeontologia Electronica (18), 1-19 (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)
  • V. Fischer, 2015 - Peculiar macrophagous adaptations in a new Cretaceous pliosaurid - Royal Society Open Science (2), - (journal article, English)
  • Q.-H. Shang, 2015 - A new small-sized eosauropterygian (Diapsida: Sauropterygia) from the Middle Triassic of Luoping, Yunnan, southwestern China - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (53), 265-280 (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)
  • J. Liu, 2014 - A gigantic nothosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Middle Triassic of SW China and its implication for the Triassic biotic recovery - Scientific Reports (4), 7142- (journal article, English)
  • D.-Y. Jiang, 2014 - The Early Triassic eosauropterygian Majiashanosaurus discocoracoidis, gen. et sp. nov. (Reptilia, Sauropterygia), from Chaohu, Anhui Province, People’s Republic of China - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (34), 1044-1052 (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)
  • 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)
  • C. G. Diedrich, 2014 - Marine Lariosaurus (Sauropterygia) records from the Middle Triassic Germanic Basin – stratigraphic and palaeobiogeographic importance for Tethyan and Germanic Basin correlation - Albertiana (42), 22-32 (journal article, English)
  • L. Cheng, 2014 - A new marine reptile from the Triassic of China, with a highly specialized feeding adaptation - Natuwissenschaften (), - (journal article, English)
  • S. Renesto, 2014 - A new pachypleurosaur from the Middle Triassic Besano Formation of Northern Italy - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen (271), 151-168 (journal article, English)
  • N. Klein, 2014 - A new placodont sauropterygian from the Middle Triassic of the Netherlands - Acta Palaeontologica Polonica (), - (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 - 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)
  • 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)
  • A. Pérez-García, 2013 - Camerochelys vilanovai gen. et sp. nov., a new pan-cryptodiran turtle in the Early Cretaceous of the Iberian Range (Spain) - Cretaceous Research (41), 143-149 (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)
  • J. O'Gorman, 2013 - Revision of Sulcusuchus erraini (Sauropterygia, Polycotylidae) from the Upper Cretaceous of Patagonia, Argentina - Alcheringa (37), 163-176 (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)
  • J. M. Neenan, 2013 - European origin of placodont marine reptiles and the evolution of crushing dentition in Placodontia - Nature Communications (), - (journal article, English)
  • M. Fabbri, 2013 - New information on Bobosaurus forojuliensis (Reptilia: Sauropterygia): implications for plesiosaurian evolution - Historical Biology (), - (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)
  • C. G. Diedrich, 2013 - The marine pachypleurosaur Serpianosaurus germanicus nov. spec. - skeleton and isolated bone remains from the Pelsonian (Middle Triassic) of the European Germanic Basin carbonate intertidals and its paleobiology and taphonomy - New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin (61), 159-168 (journal article, English)
  • T. M. Scheyer, 2012 - Revised paleoecology of placodonts – with a comment on ‘The shallow marine placodont Cyamodus of the central European Germanic Basin: its evolution, paleobiogeography and paleoecology’ by Diedrich (2011) - Historical Biology (24), 257-267 (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)
  • 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)
  • 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. 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)
  • 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 - 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Y. -N. Cheng, 2012 - A new eosauropterygian (Diapsida, Sauropterygia) from the Triassic of China - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (32), 1335-1349 (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. 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Q.-H. Shang, 2011 - A new eosauropterygian from Middle Triassic of eastern Yunnan Province, southwestern China - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (49), 155-171 (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)
  • 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)
  • J. Liu, 2011 - A new pachypleurosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the lower Middle Triassic of southwestern China and the phylogenetic relationships of Chinese pachypleurosaurs - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (31), 292-302 (journal article, English)
  • X.-C. Wu, 2011 - New information on Wumengosaurus delicatomandibularis Jiang et al, 2008 (Diapsida: Sauropterygia), with a revision of the osteology and phylogeny of the taxon - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (31), 70-83 (journal article, English)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • J. P. O'Gorman, 2010 - The oldest lower Upper Cretaceous plesiosaurs (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) from Southern Patagonia, Argentina - Ameghiniana (47), 447-459 (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)
  • 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)
  • B. P. Kear, 2010 - A review of aquatic vertebrate remains from the Middle-Upper Triassic Jilh Formation of Saudi Arabia - Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria (122), 1-8 (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)
  • N. Klein, 2009 - A new species of the sauropsid reptile Nothosaurus from the Lower Muschelkalk of the western Germanic Basin, Winterswijk, The Netherlands - Acta Palaeontologica Polonica (54), 589-598 (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)
  • S. Renesto, 2009 - Exceptional preservation of embryos in the actinopterygian Saurichthys from the Middle Triassic of Monte San Giorgio, Switzerland - Swiss Journal of Geosciences (102), 323-330 (journal article, English)
  • L.-J. Zhao, 2008 - A new armored placodont from the Middle Triassic of Yunnan Province, southwestern China - Vertebrata PalAsiatica (46), 171-177 (journal article, English)
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  • O. Kuhn, 1958 - - Die Fährten der vorzeitlichen Amphibien und Reptilien [The Tracks of Prehistoric Amphibians and Reptiles] (), 1-64 (book, English)
  • F. v. Huene, 1956 - - Paläontologie und Phylogenie der Niederen Tetrapoden [Paleontology and Phylogeny of the Lower Tetrapods]. VEB Gustav Fischer Verlang, Jena (), 1-716 (book/book chapter, German)
  • S. P. Welles, 1953 - Jurassic plesiosaur vertebrae from California - Journal of Paleontology (27), 743-744 (journal article, English)
  • C. L. Camp, 1951 - Plotosaurus, a new generic name for Kolposaurus Camp, preoccupied - Journal of Paleontology (25), 822- (journal article, English)
  • S. P. Welles, 1949 - Alzadasaurus pembertoni, a new elasmosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of South Dakota - Journal of Paleontology (23), 521-535 (journal article, English)
  • E. H. Colbert, 1949 - A new Cretaceous plesiosaur from Venezuela - American Museum Novitates (1420), 1-22 (journal article, English)
  • S. P. Welles, 1949 - A new elasmosaur from the Eagle Ford Shale of Texas - Fondren Science Series (1), 1-28 (journal article, English)
  • W. E. Swinton, 1948 - Plesiosaurs in the City Museum, Bristol - Proceedings of the Bristol Naturalists Society (27), 343-360 (journal article, English)
  • N. I. Novozhilov, 1948 - Two new pliosaurs from the lower Volgian tier of the Volga region (right bank) - Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR (60), 115-118 (journal article, Russian)
  • O. Kuhn, 1946 - Das System der fossilen und rezenten Amphibien und Reptilien [The system of fossil and recent amphibians and reptiles] - Bericht der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Bamberg (29), 49-67 (journal article, German)
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  • E. S. Riggs, 1944 - A new polycotylid plesiosaur - The University of Kansas Science Bulletin (30), 77-87 (journal article, English)
  • C. Rusconi, 1943 - Presencia de un plesiosaurio en Mendoza [Presence of a plesiosaur in Mendoza] - Boletin Paleontológico de Buenos Aires (15), 1-4 (journal article, Spanish)
  • S. P. Welles, 1943 - Elasmosaurid plesiosaurs with description of new material from California and Colorado - Memoirs of the University of California (13), 125-254 (journal article, English)
  • A. Cabrera, 1941 - Un plesiosaurio nuevo del Cretáceo del Chubut - Revista del Museo de La Plata (2), 113-130 (journal article, English)
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  • F. F. v. Huene, 1936 - Henodus chelyops, ein neuer placodontier - Sonder-Abduck aus Palaeontographica Beiträge zur Naturgeschichte der Vorzeit, Abteilung A (84), 99-148 (journal article, German)
  • E. C. Case, 1936 - A nothosaur from the Triassic of Wyoming - University of Michigan Contributions from the Museum of Paleontology (5), 1-36 (journal article, English)
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  • O. P. Hay, 1930 - - Second Bibliography and Catalogue of the Fossil Vertebrata of North America (390), 1-1074 (book, English)
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  • H. A. Longman, 1924 - Some Queensland fossil vertebrates - Memoirs of the Queensland Museum (8), 16-28 (journal article, English)
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  • C. W. Andrews, 1911 - Description of a new plesiosaur (Plesiosaurus capensis, sp. nov.) from the Uitenhage Beds of Cape Colony - Annals of the South African Museum (7), 309-322 (journal article, English)
  • C. W. Andrews, 1910 - - A Descriptive Catalogue of the Marine Reptiles of the Oxford Clay. Based on the Leeds Collection in the British Museum (Natural History), London. Part I (), - (book/book chapter, English)
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  • R. Amthor, 1908 - Das Bonebed im Rhät des Apfelstädtgrundes südöstlich von Gotha - Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaften (80), 91-96 (journal article, German)
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  • H. F. Osborn, 1904 - Reclassification of the Reptilia - The American Naturalist (38), 93-115 (journal article, English)
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  • G. Stefano, 1903 - Nuovi rettili degli strati a fosfato della Tunisia - Bollettino della Societa Geologica Italiana (22), 51-80 (journal article, Italian)
  • S. W. Williston, 1902 - Restoration of Dolichorhynchops osborni, a new Cretaceous plesiosaur - Kansas University Science Bulletin (1), 241-244 (journal article, English)
  • F. v. Huene, 1902 - Übersicht über die Reptilien der Trias [Review of the Reptilia of the Triassic] - Geologische und Paläontologische Abhandlungen (Neue Serie). Gustav Fischer Verlag, Jena (6), 1-84 (serial monograph, German)
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  • S. W. Williston, 1897 - A new plesiosaur from the Kansas Comanche Cretaceous - Kansas University Quarterly (6), 57- (journal article, English)
  • E. Fraas, 1896 - Die Schwäbischen Trias-Saurier nach dem Material der Kgl. Naturalien-Sammlung in Stuttgart zusammengestellt [Swabian Triassic dinosaurs based on the material in the Royal Natural History Collection compiled in Stuttgart] - Festgabe des Königlichen Naturalien-Cabinets In Stuttgart zur 42 Versammlung der Deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft in Stuttgart, August 1896. E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlag-handlung (E. Koch), Stuttgart (), 1-18 (serial monograph, German)
  • H. W. Dames, 1895 - Die Plesiosaurier der süddeutschen Liasformation - Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin (2), 1-83 (journal article, English)
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  • H.-E. Sauvage, 1895 - Les dinosauriens du terrain jurassique supérieur du Boulonnais [The dinosaurs from the Upper Jurassic terrain of the Boulonnais] - Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 3e série (22), 465-470 (journal article, French)
  • E. D. Cope, 1894 - On the structure of the skull in the plesiosaurian Reptilia, and on two new species from the Upper Cretaceous - Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society (33), 109-113 (journal article, English)
  • H. G. Seeley, 1892 - The Nature of the Shoulder Girdle and Clavicular Arch in Sauropterygia - Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (51), 119-151 (journal article, English)
  • H. G. Seeley, 1892 - The Mesosauria of South Africa - Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London (48), 586-604 (journal article, English)
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  • G. A. Boulenger, 1891 - On a stegosaurian dinosaur from the Trias of Lombardy - Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 6 (8), 292-293 (journal article, English)
  • S. W. Williston, 1890 - A new plesiosaur from the Niobrara Cretaceous of Kansas - Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science (12), 174-178 (journal article, English)
  • S. W. Williston, 1890 - Structure of the plesiosaurian skull - Science (16), 262- (journal article, English)
  • R. Lydekker, 1889 - - Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia and Amphibia, Part II. Containing the orders Ichthyopterygia and Sauropterygia (), - (book/book chapter, English)
  • R. Lydekker, 1889 - On the remains and affinities of five genera of Mesozoic reptiles - Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London (45), 41-59 (journal article, English)
  • E. Koken, 1887 - Die Dinosaurier, Crocodiliden und Sauropterygier des Norddeutschen Wealden [The dinosaurs, crocodilians, and sauropterygians of the north German Wealden] - Palaeontologische Abhandlungen (3), 1-111 (journal article, German)
  • H.-E. Sauvage, 1883 - Recherches sur les reptiles trouvés dans l'étage rhétien des environs d'Autun [Research on the reptiles found in the Rhaetian stage of the environs of Autun] - Annales des Sciences Géologiques (14), 1-44 (journal article, French)
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  • R. Lydekker, 1877 - Notices of new and other Vertebrata from Indian Tertiary and Secondary rocks - Records of the Geological Survey of India (10), 30-43 (journal article, English)
  • E. D. Cope, 1877 - Report on the geology of the region of the Judith River, Montana, and on vertebrate fossils obtained on or near the Missouri River - Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey (3), 565-597 (serial monograph, English)
  • E. D. Cope, 1876 - On some extinct reptiles and Batrachia from the Judith River and Fox Hills Beds of Montana - Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (28), 340-359 (journal article, English)
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  • R. Tate, 1876 - - The Yorkshire Lias (), 1-475 (book, English)
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  • H. G. Seeley, 1874 - On Muraenosaurus leedsii, a plesiosaurian from the Oxford Clay, Part I - Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London (30), 197-208 (journal article, English)
  • H.-E. Sauvage, 1874 - Mémoire sur les dinosauriens et les crocodiliens des terrains jurassiques de Boulogne-sur-Mer [Memoir on the dinosaurs and crocodilians of the Jurassic deposits of Boulogne-sur-mer] - Mémoires de la Société Géologique de France, série 2 (10), 1-57 (serial monograph, French)
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  • J. Hector, 1874 - On the fossil Reptilia of New Zealand - Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand (6), 333-358 (journal article, English)
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  • R. Owen, 1869 - Monographs on the British Fossil Reptilia from the Kimmeridge Clay III: contains Pliosaurus grandis, Pliosaurus trochanterius, and Pliosaurus portlandicus - Palaeontographical Society Monographs (22), 1-12 (serial monograph, English)
  • E. D. Cope, 1869 - - Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia, Reptilia and Aves of North America. Part I. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series (14), 1-104 (serial monograph, English)
  • E. D. Cope, 1869 - On the reptilian orders Pythonomorpha and Streptosauria - Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History (12), 250-266 (journal article, English)
  • E. D. Cope, 1868 - On a new large enaliosaur - The American Journal of Science, series 2 (46), 263-264 (journal article, English)
  • F. McCoy, 1867 - On the occurrence of Ichthyosaurus and Plesiosaurus in Australia - Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Third Series (19), 355-356 (journal article, English)
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