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Liopleurodon Sauvage 1873 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36485

Full reference: H.-E. Sauvage. 1873. Notes sur les reptiles fossiles. Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, série 3 1:365-386

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

Sister taxa: Brachaucheninae, Gallardosaurus, Makhaira, Peloneustes, Pliosaurus, Pliosaurus brachyspondylus, Pliosaurus macromerus, Simolestes

Subtaxa: Liopleurodon ferox, Liopleurodon pachydeirus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore