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Djupedalia Knutsen et al. 2012 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Cryptoclididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 248878

Full reference: E. M. Knutsen, P. S. Druckenmiller, and J. H. Hurum. 2012. A new plesiosauroid (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Agardhfjellet Formation (Middle Volgian) of central Spitsbergen, Norway. Norwegian Journal of Geology 92:213-234

Parent taxon: Cryptoclididae according to R. B. J. Benson and P. S. Druckenmiller 2014

Sister taxa: Abyssosaurus, Colymbosaurus, Cryptoclidus, Cryptoclidus aldingeri, Kimmerosaurus, Muraenosaurus, Pantosaurus, Picrocleidus, Spitrasaurus, Tatenectes, Tricleidus, Vinialesaurus

Subtaxa: Djupedalia engeri

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Type: Djupedalia engeri

Ecology: aquatic carnivore