Kronosaurus Longman 1924 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

Full reference: H. A. Longman. 1924. Some Queensland fossil vertebrates. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 8(1):16-28

Parent taxon: Brachaucheninae according to R. B. J. Benson and P. S. Druckenmiller 2014

See also Benson et al. 2013, Carroll 1988, Hampe 2013, Kear 2003, Ketchum and Benson 2010, Ketchum and Benson 2011, Longman 1924, O'Keefe 2001, Sepkoski 2002 and White 1940

Sister taxa: Brachauchenius, Luskhan, Megacephalosaurus

Subtaxa: Kronosaurus boyacensis Kronosaurus queenslandicus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Australia (3 collections), Colombia (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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