order Sauropterygia


Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to order Sauropterygia: nothosaur, Craniata, Squamata, Sphenodontidae, Placodonts
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Noun1.order Sauropterygia - extinct marine reptiles: plesiosaursorder Sauropterygia - extinct marine reptiles: plesiosaurs; nothosaurs
animal order - the order of animals
Archosauria, subclass Archosauria - a large subclass of diapsid reptiles including: crocodiles; alligators; dinosaurs; pterosaurs; plesiosaurs; ichthyosaurs; thecodonts
Plesiosauria, suborder Plesiosauria - any of the plesiosaurs
Nothosauria, suborder Nothosauria - a suborder of Sauropterygia