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Manemergus anguirostris Buchy et al. 2005 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 202022

Full reference: M. -C. Buchy, F. Métayer, and E. Frey. 2005. Osteology of Manemergus anguirostris n. gen. et sp., a new plesiosaur (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) from the Upper Cretaceous of Morocco. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 272:97-120

Belongs to Manemergus according to M. -C. Buchy et al. 2005

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMNK-PAL 3861, a partial skeleton (skeleton lacking both forelimbs, both hindlimbs except for the left femur and some phalanges, parts of both girdles, and the terminal caudal vertebrae (includes). Its type locality is North of Goulmima (Unit 4), which is in a Turonian open shallow subtidal limestone in the Akrabou Formation of Morocco.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore