Alternative combinations: Plesiosaurus rostratus, Rhomaleosaurus rostratus
Full reference: R. Owen. 1865. A monograph of the fossil Reptilia of the Liassic formations. Part I, Sauropterygia. Palaeontographical Soceity Monographs 17(75):1-40
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: BMNH 38525, 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 (1 collection)
• Triassic of the United Kingdom (1)
Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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