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ID: 300310272
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300310272

 

Record Type: concept
Plesiosauria (extinct order) (Diapsida (subclass), Reptilia (class), ... Living Organisms (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Extinct order of fossil marine reptiles characterized by a broad, flattened body, often a small head often on long flexible neck, a short tail, and four large, paddle-like limbs, dating to the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.
 
Terms:
Plesiosauria (extinct order) (preferred,C,U,S,English-P,D,L,N)
Plesiosauria (uitgestorven orde) (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
Plesiosauria (extinct order) (Latin-P,D,U,N)
plesiosaurs (C,U,C,English,AD,U,N)
plesiosaur (C,U,English,AD,U,N)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  H.HL

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Agents Facet
Agents Facet
Hierarchy of Living Organisms (hierarchy name)
.... Living Organisms (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of living organisms (entities)
........ living organisms (entities) (G)
Hierarchy of Eukaryota (domain)
............ Eukaryota (domain) (G)
Hierarchy of Animalia (kingdom)
................ Animalia (kingdom) (G)
Hierarchy of Chordata (phylum)
.................... Chordata (phylum) (G)
Hierarchy of Vertebrata (subphylum)
........................ Vertebrata (subphylum) (G)
Hierarchy of Reptilia (class)
............................ Reptilia (class) (G)
Hierarchy of Diapsida (subclass)
................................ Diapsida (subclass) (G)
Hierarchy of Plesiosauria (extinct order)
.................................... Plesiosauria (extinct order) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Uitgestorven orde van fossiele zeereptielen met een breed, afgeplat lichaam, vaak een kleine kop op een lange, flexibele nek, een korte staart en vier grote peddelachtige ledematen. De dieren leefden in het Krijt en de Jura. 

Sources and Contributors:
plesiosaur............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
Plesiosauria (extinct order)............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
...............................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
...............................................  Animal Diversity Web (1995-) accessed 17 August 2008
...............................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 17 August 2008
...............................................  Natural History Museum, London (2000-) accessed 17 August 2008
...............................................  Tree of Life Web Project (1995-) accessed 17 August 2008
plesiosaurs............  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 17 August 2008
.......... Natural History Museum, London (2000-) accessed 17 August 2008
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-) accessed 17 August 2008
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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