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Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae
It was recombined as Macroplata longirostris by White (1940) and O'Keefe (2001); it was recombined as Rhomaleosaurus longirostris by Broadhurst and Duffy (1970); it was recombined as Hauffiosaurus longirostris by Benson et al. (2011).
|Year||Name and author|
|1876||Plesiosaurus longirostris Blake|
|1876||Plesiosaurus longirostris Tate and Blake p. 250 figs. pl. 1, fig. 6; pl. 3, fig. 2|
|1909||Plesiosaurus longirostris Watson p. 3|
|1940||Macroplata longirostris White p. 451 figs. 1-5|
|1970||Rhomaleosaurus longirostris Broadhurst and Duffy p. 30 fig. 28|
|2001||Macroplata longirostris O'Keefe p. 12|
|2011||Hauffiosaurus longirostris Benson et al.|
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