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Lusonectes Smith et al. 2012 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Plesiosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 238548

Full reference: A. S. Smith, R. Araujo, and O. Mateus. 2012. A new plesiosauroid from the Toarcian (Lower Jurassic) of Alhadas, Portugal. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 57(2):257-266

Parent taxon: Plesiosauridae according to A. S. Smith et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Hydrorion, Plesiosaurus neogaeus, Thaumatosaurus

Subtaxa: Lusonectes sauvagei

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Type: Lusonectes sauvagei

Ecology: aquatic carnivore