Yuzhoupliosaurus Zhang 1985 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Rhomaleosauridae

Parent taxon: Rhomaleosauridae according to Y. Zhang 1985

See also Carroll 1988

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

Subtaxa: Yuzhoupliosaurus chengjiangensis

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Type: Yuzhoupliosaurus chengjiangensis

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Chengjiang Commune plesiosaur (Jurassic of China)

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