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Hauffiosaurus tomistomimus Benson et al. 2011 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 186136

Full reference: R. B. J. Benson, H. F. Ketchum, L. F. Noe and M. Gomez-Perez. 2011. New information on Hauffiosaurus (Reptilia, Plesiosauria) based on a new species from the Alum Shale Member (Lower Toarcian: Lower Jurassic) of Yorkshire, UK. Palaeontology 54(3):547-571

Belongs to Hauffiosaurus according to R. B. J. Benson et al. 2011

Sister taxa: Hauffiosaurus longirostris, Hauffiosaurus zanoni

Type specimen: MANCH LL 8004, a skeleton (an almost complete skeleton). Its type locality is Ravenscar, which is in a Bifrons offshore shale in the Whitby Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore