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Serpianosaurus mirigiolensis Rieppel 1989 (diapsid)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pachypleuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 142015

Full reference: O. Rieppel. 1989. A New Pachypleurosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Middle Triassic of Monte San Giorgio, Switzerland. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences 323(1212):1-73

Belongs to Serpianosaurus according to O. Rieppel 1989

Sister taxon: Serpianosaurus germanicus

Type specimen: PIMUZ T 3931, a skeleton. Its type locality is Punkt 902, which is in an Anisian/Ladinian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal dolomite/shale in the Besano Formation of Switzerland.

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