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†family Mosasauridae Gervais 1853 (mosasaur)

Amniota - Eosuchia

Invalid subtaxa: Amphorosteus brumbyi Gibbes 1850 [nomen vanum], Clidastes iguanavus Cope 1868 [nomen dubium], Clidastidae Cope 1869, Edestosauridae Marsh 1876, Geosaurus mitchilli DeKay 1830 [nomen vanum], Globidensidae Dollo 1924, Leiodon anceps Owen 1841 [nomen dubium], Liodon anceps Owen 1841 [nomen dubium], Liodon congrops Cope 1870 [nomen vanum], Mosasaurus brumbyi Gibbes 1850 [nomen vanum], Mosasaurus crassidens Marsh 1870 [nomen dubium], Mosasaurus mitchillii DeKay 1830 [nomen vanum], Mosasaurus platyodon Sauvage 1873 [nomen dubium]

Full reference: P. Gervais. 1853. Observations relatives aux Reptiles fossiles de France (deuxième partie) [Observations regarding the fossil reptiles of France (second part)]. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences à Paris 36(11):470-474

Parent taxon: Mosasauroidea according to N. Bardet et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Aigialosauridae, Komensaurus, Tethysaurinae, Vallecillosaurus

Subtaxa: Dollosaurus, Eidolosaurus, Globidentinae, Goronyosaurus, Haasiasaurus, Halisaurinae, Halisauromorpha, Halisaurus, Kourisodon, Mosasaurinae, Natantia, Platecarpinae, Pluridens, Polygonodon, Russellosaurina, Yaguarasaurinae

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