Eurycleidus Andrews 1922 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Rhomaleosauridae

Full reference: C. W. Andrews. 1922. Description of a new plesiosaur from the Weald Clay of Berwick (Sussex). Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 78:285-298

Parent taxon: Rhomaleosauridae according to R. B. J. Benson et al. 2012

See also Andrews 1922, Carroll 1988, Cruickshank 1994, Delair 1960, Ketchum and Benson 2011, O'Keefe 2001, Sepkoski 2002 and White 1940

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

Subtaxa: Eurycleidus arcuatus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of the United Kingdom (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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