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Noun1.Sauropterygia - extinct marine reptiles: plesiosaursSauropterygia - 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
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References in periodicals archive ?
A new record of the pliosaur Brachauchenius lucasi Williston, 1903 (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) of Turonian (Late Cretaceous) age, Morocco, Geological Magazine.
A phylogeny of Plesiosauria (Sauropterygia) and its bearing on the systematic status of Leptocleidus Andrews, 1922, Zootaxa.
The members of Sauropterygia presents double-headed cervical ribs contacting with the parapophyses in the cervical centra, and with the diapophyses in the cervical neural arches.
(2012): A new eosauropterygian (Diapsida, Sauropterygia) from the Triassic of China.
A new marine reptile (Sauropterygia) from New Zealand: Further evidence for a Late Cretaceous austral radiation of cryptoclidid plesiosaurs.
(2011): Zarafasaura oceanis, a new elasmosaurid (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Maastrichtian Phosphates of Morocco and the palaeobiogeography of latest Cretaceous plesiosaurs.
ictericus Sauropterygia Plesiosauria Elasmosauridae Elasmosauridae indet.
Holmes, R., Cheng, Y.-N., Wu, X.-C., (2008): New information on the skull of Keichousaurus hui (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) with comments on sauropterygian interrelationships.
Lin K., Rieppel O., (1998): Functional Morphology and Ontogeny of Keichousaurus hui (Reptilia, Sauropterygia).