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
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