Borealonectes Sato and Wu 2008 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Rhomaleosauridae

Full reference: T. Sato and X. -C. Wu. 2008. A new Jurassic pliosaur from Melville Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 45:303-320

Parent taxon: Rhomaleosauridae according to R. B. J. Benson and P. S. Druckenmiller 2014

See also Sato and Wu 2008

Sister taxa: Anningasaura, Archaeonectrus, Avalonnectes, Bishanopliosaurus, Eurycleidus, Macroplata, Maresaurus, Meyerasaurus, Rhomaleosaurus, Thaumatodracon, Yuzhoupliosaurus

Subtaxa: Borealonectes russelli

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Type: Borealonectes russelli

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Cape Grassy, Melville Island plesiosaur (Jurassic of Northwest Territories)

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