Borealonectes russelli 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

Belongs to Borealonectes according to T. Sato and X. -C. Wu 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NMC 40729, a partial skeleton (skull, cervical vertebrae and right forelimb). Its type locality is Cape Grassy, Melville Island plesiosaur, which is in a Callovian marine sandstone/siltstone in the Hiccles Cove Formation of Canada.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Cape Grassy, Melville Island plesiosaur

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