Arminisaurus schuberti Sachs and Kear 2017 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

Full reference: S. Sachs and B. P. Kear. 2017. A rare new Pliensbachian plesiosaurian from the Amaltheenton Formation of Bielefeld in northwestern Germany. Alcheringa

Belongs to Arminisaurus according to S. Sachs and B. P. Kear 2017

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NAMU ES/jl 36052, a partial skeleton (Incomplete skeleton comprising the posterior section of the right mandibular ramus with the surangular, angular, prearticular and articular. Eight isolated teet). Its type locality is Bielefeld, type locality of Arminisaurus schuberti, which is in a Pliensbachian marine claystone in the Amaltheenton Formation of Germany.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bielefeld, type locality of Arminisaurus schuberti

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