PaleoDB taxon number: 282732
Full reference: J. C. Merriam. 1904. A new marine reptile from the Triassic of California. University of California Publications: Bulletin of the Department of Geology 3(21):419-421
Type specimen: UCMP 9085, a partial skeleton (Preorbital part of skull, incomplete left and right dentary, right pterygoid, humerus, coracoid, pubis, isolated limb bones, six sections of articulated vertebr). Its type locality is UCMP 1013, West end of Bear Cove, which is in a Tuvalian carbonate limestone in the Hosselkus Formation of California.