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Pahasapasaurus haasi Schumacher 2007 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 201979

Full reference: B. A. Schumacher. 2007. A new polycotylid plesiosaur (Reptilia; Sauropterygia) from the Greenhorn Limestone (Upper Cretaceous; lower upper Cenomanian), Black Hills, South Dakota. Geological Society of America Special Paper 427:133-146

Belongs to Pahasapasaurus according to B. A. Schumacher 2007

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMM 98.1.1, a partial skeleton (partial skull, portions of left front and rear paddles, poorly preserved vertebral column and rib portions). Its type locality is Maloney Creek (Pahasapasaurus type locality), which is in a Cenomanian marine sandstone in the Greenhorn Limestone Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore