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†family Mosasauridae Gervais 1853 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata

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, Mosasaurus brumbyi Gibbes 1850 [nomen vanum], Mosasaurus crassidens Marsh 1870 [nomen dubium], Mosasaurus mitchillii DeKay 1830 [nomen vanum]

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, Globidens timorensis, Komensaurus, Tethysaurinae, Vallecillosaurus

Subtaxa: Dollosaurus, Eidolosaurus, Globidentinae, Goronyosaurus, Haasiasaurus, Halisaurinae, Halisauromorpha, Halisaurus, Kourisodon, Liodon anceps, Liodon congrops, Mosasaurinae, Mosasaurus platyodon, Natantia, Platecarpinae, Pluridens, Polygonodon, Russellosaurina, Yaguarasaurinae

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