Alternative combination: Plesiosaurus conybeari
Synonym: Plesiosaurus laticeps Owen 1867
Full reference: W. J. Sollas. 1881. On a new species of Plesiosaurus (P. Conybeari) from the Lower Lias of Charmouth; with observations on P megacephalus, Stutchbury, and P. brachycephalus, Owen. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 37:440-480
Sister taxa: none
- Attenborosaurus conybeari: BRSMG Cb 2479 (destroyed), a skeleton (almost complete skeleton, missing parts of limbs). Its type locality is Northwest corner of Black Ven Water, which is in a Sinemurian marine horizon in the Charmouth Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom.
- Plesiosaurus laticeps: BMNH 40140, a skeleton. Its type locality is Charmouth, E.C.H. Day collection, which is in a Sinemurian marine horizon in the Charmouth Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore
• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (2 collections)
Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence
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