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Thililua Bardet et al. 2003 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 176768

Full reference: N. Bardet, X. Pereda Suberbiola, and N.-E. Jalil. 2003. A new polycotylid plesiosaur from the Late Cretaceous (Turonian) of Morocco. Comptes Rendus Palevol 2:307-315

Parent taxon: Polycotylidae according to H. F. Ketchum and R. B. J. Benson 2011

Sister taxa: Ceraunosaurus, Cimoliasaurus leucoscopelus, Dolichorhynchops, Edgarosaurus, Eopolycotylus, Georgiasaurus, Manemergus, Mauriciosaurus, Pahasapasaurus, Palmulainae, Palmulasaurinae, Plesiopleurodon, Polycotyilnae, Polycotylinae, Sulcusuchus, Trinacromerum, Polycotylus ichthyospondylus tanais, Polycotylus brevispondylus

Subtaxa: Thililua longicollis

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Type: Thililua longicollis

Ecology: aquatic carnivore