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Kimmerosaurus Brown 1981 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Cryptoclididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36481

Full reference: D. S. Brown. 1981. The English Upper Jurassic Plesiosauroidea (Reptilia) and a review of the phylogeny and classification of the Plesiosauria. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 35(4):253-347

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

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

Subtaxa: Kimmerosaurus langhami

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore