Liopleurodon Sauvage 1873 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

Full reference: H.-E. Sauvage. 1873. Notes sur les reptiles fossiles. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, série 3 1:365-386

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

See also Hampe 2013, Ketchum and Benson 2010, Ketchum and Benson 2011, Lydekker 1889, Malakhov 1999, O'Keefe 2001 and Tarlo 1960

Sister taxa: Brachaucheninae, Gallardosaurus, Makhaira, Peloneustes, Pliosaurus, Pliosaurus brachyspondylus, Pliosaurus macromerus, Simolestes

Subtaxa: Liopleurodon ferox Liopleurodon pachydeirus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore


• Cretaceous of Argentina (1 collection)

• Jurassic of France (3), Germany (2), the United Kingdom (6)

Total: 12 collections including 13 occurrences

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