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Futabasaurus Sato et al. 2006 (elasmosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172055

Full reference: T. Sato, Y. Hasegawa, and M. Manabe. 2006. A new elasmosaurid plesiosaur from the Upper Cretaceous of Fukushima, Japan. Palaeontology 49(3):467-484

Parent taxon: Aristonectinae according to R. A. Otero et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Alexandronectes, Aristonectes, Kaiwhekea, Tuarangisaurus cabazai

Subtaxa: Futabasaurus suzukii

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Type: Futabasaurus suzukii

Ecology: aquatic carnivore