Pliosaurus grandis Owen 1840 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

Full reference: R. Owen. 1840. Report on British fossil reptiles. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 8:43-126

Belongs to Pliosaurus according to R. Owen 1869

Sister taxa: Cetiosaurus rigauxi, Pleiosaurus macromerus, Plesiosaurus giganteus, Pliosaurus andrewsi, Pliosaurus brachydeirus, Pliosaurus carpenteri, Pliosaurus funkei, Pliosaurus gamma, Pliosaurus grossouvrei, Pliosaurus irgisensis, Pliosaurus kevani, Pliosaurus patagonicus, Pliosaurus phosphaticus, Pliosaurus portentificus, Pliosaurus rossicus, Pliosaurus westburyensis

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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