Bishanopliosaurus Dong 1980 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Rhomaleosauridae

Parent taxon: Rhomaleosauridae according to Z.-M. Dong 1980

See also Carroll 1988 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Bishanopliosaurus youngi Bishanopliosaurus zigongensis

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Type: Bishanopliosaurus youngi

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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