Thaumatodracon Smith and Araújo 2017 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Rhomaleosauridae

Full reference: A. S. Smith and R. Araújo. 2017. Thaumatodracon wiedenrothi, a morphometrically and stratigraphically intermediate new rhomaleosaurid plesiosaurian from the Lower Jurassic (Sinemurian) of Lyme Regis. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 308(4–6):89-125

Parent taxon: Rhomaleosauridae according to A. S. Smith and R. Araújo 2017

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

Subtaxa: Thaumatodracon wiedenrothi

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Type: Thaumatodracon wiedenrothi

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Thaumatodracon weidenrothi type locality (Jurassic of the United Kingdom)

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