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Marmornectes candrewi Ketchum and Benson 2011 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 202772

Full reference: H. F. Ketchum and R. B. J. Benson. 2011. A new pliosaurid (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Oxford CLay Formation (Middle Jurassic, Callovian) of England: evidence for a gracile, longirostrine grade of Early-Middle Jurassic pliosaurids. Special Papers in Palaeontology 86:109-129

Belongs to Marmornectes according to H. F. Ketchum and R. B. J. Benson 2011

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BEDFM 1999.201, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Quest Pit, east of Stewartby, which is in a Callovian marine mudstone in the Oxford Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore