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Dolichorhynchops herschelensis Sato 2005 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 173446

Full reference: T. Sato. 2005. A new polycotylid plesiosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Upper Cretaceous Bearpaw Formation in Saskatchewan, Canada. Journal of Paleontology 79(5):969-980

Belongs to Dolichorhynchops according to T. Sato 2005

Sister taxa: Dolichorhynchops bonneri, Dolichorhynchops osborni, Dolichorhynchops tropicensis, Plesiosaurus ichthyospondylus, Trinacromerum latimanus

Type specimen: RSM P2310.1, a partial skeleton

Ecology: aquatic carnivore