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Umoonasaurus Kear et al. 2006 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Leptocleididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 175195

Full reference: B. P. Kear, N. I. Schroeder, and M. S. Y. Lee. 2006. An archaic crested plesiosaur in opal from the Lower Cretaceous high-latitude deposits of Australia. Biology Letters 2:615-619

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

Sister taxa: Brancasaurus, Hastanectes, Leptocleidus, Nichollssaura, Vectocleidus

Subtaxa: Umoonasaurus demoscyllus

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Type: Umoonasaurus demoscyllus

Ecology: aquatic carnivore