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Palmulasaurus Albright et al. 2007 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 170530

Synonym: Palmula Albright et al. 2007 [replaced name] (taxon 170533)

Full reference: L. B. Albright, D. D. Gillette, and A. L. Titus. 2007. Plesiosaurs from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian-Turonian) Tropic Shale of southern Utah, part 2: Polycotylidae; replacement names for the preoccupied genus Palmula and the subfamily Palmulainae. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(4):1051-1051

Parent taxon: Palmulainae according to L. B. Albright et al. 2007

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Palmulasaurus quadratus

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Type: Palmula quadratus

Ecology: aquatic carnivore