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Meyerasaurus Smith and Vincent 2010 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Rhomaleosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 175191

Full reference: A. S. Smith and P. Vincent. 2010. A new genus of pliosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Lower Jurassic of Holzmaden, Germany. Palaeontology 53(5):1049-1063

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

Sister taxa: Anningasaura, Archaeonectrus, Avalonnectes, Bishanopliosaurus, Borealonectes, Eurycleidus, Macroplata, Maresaurus, Rhomaleosaurus, Thaumatodracon, Yuzhoupliosaurus

Subtaxa: Meyerasaurus victor

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Type: Plesiosaurus victor

Ecology: aquatic carnivore