Sinopliosaurus weiyuanensis Young 1944 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

Full reference: C.-C. Young. 1944. On the reptilian remains from Weiyuan, Szechuan, China. Bulletin of the Geological Society of China 24(3–4):187-205

Belongs to Sinopliosaurus according to C.-C. Young 1944

See also Buffetaut et al. 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IVPP V140, a partial skeleton (tooth, 3 vertebrae). Its type locality is Locality 1, Changshanling, Potzewan, which is in a Toarcian terrestrial horizon in the Ziliujing Formation of China.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of China (1 collection)

• Jurassic of China (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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