Anningasaura Vincent and Benson 2012 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Rhomaleosauridae

Full reference: P. Vincent and R. B. J. Benson. 2012. Anningasaura, a basal plesiosaurian (Reptilia, Plesiosauria) from the Lower Jurassic of Lyme Regis, United Kingdom. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(5):1049-1063

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

See also Vincent and Benson 2012

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

Subtaxa: Anningasaura lymense

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Type: Anningasaura lymense

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lyme Regis: Pinhay Bay (Lower Lias, general) (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

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