New Taxa

Taxonomic authority: 45 new taxa names of fossil vertebrates, by erecting new clades, genera and species, renaming genera, or naming ichnotaxa and ootaxa to Science:


  1. Ophiussasuchus paimogonectes López-Rojas et al., 2024, Jurassic crocodylomorph from Portugal

  2. Lusognathus almadrava n. gen. et sp. Fernandes et al., 2023, Jurassic Pterosaur from Portugal

  3. Mystriosuchus alleroq n. sp. López-Rojas et al., 2023, Triassic phytosaur from Greenland

  4. Epapatelo otyikokolo, n. gen. et sp. Fernandes et al., 2022, Cretaceous pterosaur from Angola

  5. Aponyctosauria. n. clade Fernandes et al., 2022, Pterosauria

  6. Pachykrokolithus excavatum n. oogen. et oosp. Moreno-Azanza et al. 2022, Cretaceous eggshell from Spain

  7. Iberospinus natarioi  n. gen. et sp. Mateus & Estraviz-López, 2022, Cretaceous theropod of Portugal

  8. Issi saaneq Beccari et al, 2021, Triassic sauropodomorph from Greenland

  9. Plesiopharos moelensis, Puertolas-Pascual et al. 2021, Jurassic plesiosaur from Portugal

  10. Neocoelurosauria Hendrickx, Mateus, Araújo and Choiniere, 2019 theropod clade

  11. Portugalosuchus azenhae n. gen. et sp., Mateus et al. 2018, Cretaceous crocodile from Portugal

  12. Ceratodus tenuensis n. sp. Agnolin et al. 2018, Triassic dipnoi from Greenland.

  13. Cabindachelys landanensis n. gen. and sp. Myers et al. 2017, Paleogene turtle from Angola.

  14. Cyclotosaurus naraserluki n.sp., Marzola et al., 2017, Triassic temnospondyl of Greenland

  15. Galeamopus pabsti n. sp., Tschopp and Mateus, 2017, Jurassic sauropod from Wyoming

  16. Suchoolithus portucalensis oogen. and oosp. nov., Russo et al,. 2017, Jurassic crocodylomorph egg

  17. Krokolithes dinophilus oosp. nov.,  Russo et al., 2017, Jurassic crocodylomorph egg from Portugal

  18. Catocapes angolanus  n. ichnogenus and ichnospecies, Mateus et al., 2017, Cretaceous tracks Angola.

  19. Angolaichnus adamanticus  n. ichnogenus and ichnospecies, Mateus et al., 2017, Cretaceous tracks from Angola

  20. Metoposaurus algarvensis n sp., Brusatte et al., 2015, Triassic temnospondyl amphibian from Portugal

  21. Galeamopus n. g., Tschopp et al., 2015, diplodocid genus

  22. Cardiocorax mukulu gen. et sp. nov., Araújo et al., 2015, elasmosaurid from Angola

  23. Machimosaurus buffetauti n. sp., Young et al., 2014, crocodylomorph from Germany

  24. Zby atlanticus n. gen et sp., Mateus et al., 2014, sauropod dinosaur from Portugal

  25. Torvosaurus gurneyi n. sp., Hendrickx and Mateus, 2014, theropod dinosaur from Portugal

  26. Imocetus piscatus n. gen et sp., Bianucii et al. 2013, ziphiid whale from Iberia

  27. Tusciziphius atlanticus n. sp., Bianucii et al. 2013, ziphiid whale from Iberia

  28. Globicetus hiberus n. gen et sp., Bianucii et al. 2013, ziphiid whale from Iberia

  29. Choneziphius leidyi n. sp., 2013, Bianucii et al. 2013, ziphiid whale from Iberia

  30. Kaatedocus siberi n. gen et sp., Tschopp & Mateus, 2013, sauropod dinosaur from USA

  31. Lusonectes sauvagei n. gen et sp., Smith et al. 2012, plesiosaur from Portugal

  32. Angolatitan adamastor n. gen. et sp., Mateus et al. 2011, sauropod dinosaur from Angola

  33. Angolachelonia n. clade, Mateus et al. 2009, eucryptodiran chelonians

  34. Angolachelys mbaxi n. gen. et sp., Mateus et al. 2009, chelonian from Angola

  35. Dacentrurinae n. clade, Mateus et al. 2009, stegosaurian dinosaurs

  36. Miragaia longicollum n. gen. et sp., Mateus et al. 2009, stegosaurian dinosaur from Portugal

  37. Prognathodon kianda n. sp., Schulp et al. 2008, mosasaur from Angola

  38. Microceratus n. gen. due to preoccupied name, Mateus 2008, ceratopsian dinosaur from Asia

  39. Diceratus n. gen. due to preoccupied name, Mateus 2008, ceratopsian dinosaur from USA

  40. Allosaurus europaeus n. sp., Mateus et al. 2006, theropod dinosaur from Portugal

  41. Europasaurus holgeri n. gen. et sp., Mateus et al. 2006, sauropod dinosaur from Germany

  42. Lusotitan n. gen., Antunes & Mateus 2003, sauropod dinosaur from Portugal

  43. Draconyx loureiroi n. gen. et sp., Mateus & Antunes 2001, ornithopod dinosaur from Portugal

  44. Tangvayosaurus hoffeti n. gen. et sp., Allain et al. 1999, sauropod dinosaur from Laos

  45. Dinheirosaurus lourinhanensis n. gen. et sp., Bonaparte & Mateus 1999, sauropod dinosaur from Portugal

  46. Lourinhanosaurus antunesi n. gen. et sp., Mateus 1998, theropod dinosaur from Portugal