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Kronosaurus boyacensis Hampe 1992 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 234692

Full reference: O. Hampe. 1992. Ein großwüchsiger Pliosauride (Reptilia: Plesiosauria) aus der Unterkreide (oberes Aptium) von Kolumbien. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 145:1-25

Belongs to Kronosaurus according to O. Hampe 1992

Sister taxon: Kronosaurus queenslandicus

Type specimen: "El fosil", Cronosaurio - Restauración y conservatión Asociación Colombiana para el avance de la cienca A.C.A.C., INGEOMINAS, a skeleton. Its type locality is Vereda Monquirá, ca. 5 km WNW of Villa de Leyva, which is in an Aptian marine carbonate in the Paja Formation of Colombia.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore