Plesiosaurus tessarestarsostinus Hawkins 1834 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia

Full reference: T. Hawkins. 1834. Memoirs of Ichthyosauri and Plesiosauri, Extinct Monsters of the Ancient Earth vi-51

Belongs to Plesiosaurus according to T. Hawkins 1834

See also Benson et al. 2011, Delair 1960, Lydekker 1889 and Storrs and Taylor 1996

Sister taxa: Plesiosaurus bavaricus, Plesiosaurus bitractensis, Plesiosaurus carinatus, 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 trigonus

Type specimen: BMNH 2018*, a skeleton (alsmot complete skeleton missing distal portions of some limbs)

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Plesiosaurus tessarestarsostinus in the database

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