ARGENTINA

MENDOZA PROVINCE

16 KM SOUTHEAST OF SOSNEADO

ARROYO DURAZNO

VACA MUERTA FORMATION

TITHONIAN STAGE

UPPERMOST MALM EPOCH

LATE JURASSIC-BERRIASIAN STAGE

LOWER NEOCOMIAN SUBEPOCH

LOWERMOST EARLY CRETACEOUS EPOCH

EARLIEST EARLY CRETACEOUS

STEM: TETRAPODA GOODRICH, 1930

SUPERCLASS: AMNIOTA HAECKEL, 1866

CLASS: REPTILIA LAURENTI, 1768

SUBCLASS: CHELONOMORPHA KUHN, 1960

SUPERCOHORT: TESTUDINES LINNAEUS, 1758

COHORT: CASICHELYDIA emend GAFFNEY & MEYLAN, 1988

MAGANORDER: CRYPTODIRA GAFFNEY & MEYLAN, 1988

SUPERORDER: SELMACRYPTODIRA GAFFNEY, HUTCHISON, JENKINS & MEEKR, 1987

GRANDORDER: DAIOCRYPTODIRA GAFFNEY & MEYLAN, 1988

MICRORDER: EUCRYPTODIRA GAFFNEY, 1975

Family: PLESIOCHELYIDAE Rutimeyer, 1873

Neusticemys neuquina

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 ARGENTINA

MENDOZA PROVINCE

BAJADA DE LAS VACAS

BERRIASIAN STAGE

MIDDLE GALLIC SUBEPOCH

UPPER EARLY CRETACEOUS EPOCH

EARLY CRETACEOUS

STEM: TETRAPODA GOODRICH, 1930

SUPERCLASS: AMNIOTA HAECKEL, 1866

CLASS: REPTILIA LAURENTI, 1768

SUBCLASS: DIAPSIDA OSBORN, 19043

INFRACLASS: NEODIAPSIDA BENTON, 1985

NEODIAPSIDA: INCERTAE SEDIS

OR AMNIOTA: INCERTAE SEDIS

MAGANORDER: ICHTHYOPTERYGIA BAUR, 1887 emend nova

SUPERORDER: EOICHTHYOSAURIA MOTANI, 1999

GRANDORDER: ICHTHYOSAURIA EMEND BLAINVILLE, 1835

MICRORDER: LONGIPINNATI HUENE, 1948

ORDER: MERRIAMOSAURIA MONTANI, 1999

SUBORDER: EUICHTHYOSAURIA MONTANI, 1999

INFRAORDER: PARVIPELVIA MONTANI, 1999

PARVORDER: NEOICHTHYOSAURIA SANDER, 2000

Superfamily: ICHTHYOSAUROIDEA Bonaparte, 1841 (Emend McGowan & Montani, 2003)

Family: ICHTHYOSAURIDAE Bonaparte, 1841

Incertae sedis

non *Ichthyosaurus, I. saladensis

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ARGENTINA

MENDOZA PROVINCE

AMERICA DEL SUR

MALARGUE

VACA MUERTA FORMATION

SUBSTEUEROCERAS KOENENI BIOZONE

UPPER TITHONIAN STAGE

UPPER MALM EPOCH

LATE JURASSIC-LOWER BERRIASIAN STAGE

LOWER NEOCOMIAN SUBEPOCH

LOWER EARLY CRETACEOUS EPOCH

EARLIEST EARLY CRETACEOUS

STEM: TETRAPODA GOODRICH, 1930

SUPERCLASS: AMNIOTA HAECKEL, 1866

CLASS: REPTILIA LAURENTI, 1768

SUBCLASS: DIAPSIDA OSBORN, 1904

SUPERLEGION: NEODIAPSIDA BENTON, 1985

LEGION: ARCHOSAUROMORPHA HUENE, 1946

SUPERCOHORT: CRUROTARSI SERENO & ARCUCCI, 1990

COHORT: CROCODYLOTARSI BENTON & CLARK, 1988

MAGNORDER: SUCHIA KREBS, 1974

SUPERORDER: CROCODYLOMORPHA WALKER, 1968

GRANDORDER: CROCODILIFORMES HAY, 1930

MICRORDER: MESOEUROCROCODYLIA WHETSTONE & WHYBROW, 1983

ORDER: MESOSUCHIA EMEND HUXLEY, 1875

SUBORDER: THALATTOSUCHIA EMEND FRAAS, 1901

Family: METRIORHYNCHIDAE Fitzinger, 1843

Subfamily: GEOSAURINAE Lydekker, 1889

*Purranisaurus potens
= Metriorhynchus potens

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