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Aristonectes Cabrera 1941 (elasmosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36459

Synonym: Turneria Chatterjee and Small 1989 (taxon 36525)

Full reference: A. Cabrera. 1941. Un plesiosaurio nuevo del Cretáceo del Chubut. Revista del Museo de La Plata 2(8):113-130

Parent taxon: Aristonectinae according to R. A. Otero et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Alexandronectes, Futabasaurus, Kaiwhekea, Tuarangisaurus cabazai

Subtaxa: Aristonectes parvidens, Aristonectes quiriquiensis

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Type: Aristonectes parvidens

Ecology: aquatic carnivore