Plesiosaurus carinatus Cuvier 1824 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia

Alternative combination: Thaumatosaurus carinatus

Belongs to Plesiosaurus according to Cuvier 1824

See also Delair 1960

Sister taxa: Plesiosaurus bavaricus, Plesiosaurus bitractensis, Plesiosaurus cliduchus, Plesiosaurus coelospondylus, Plesiosaurus costatus, Plesiosaurus dolichodeirus, Plesiosaurus exarsostinus, Plesiosaurus grandis, Plesiosaurus hesternus, Plesiosaurus houzeaui, Plesiosaurus macrocephalus, Plesiosaurus macrodeirus, Plesiosaurus mexicanus, Plesiosaurus nitidus, Plesiosaurus platydeirus, Plesiosaurus subconcavus, Plesiosaurus subtrigonus, Plesiosaurus tessarestarsostinus, Plesiosaurus trigonus

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (1 collection), the United Kingdom (3)

• Triassic of France (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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