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Megalneusaurus Knight 1898 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36489

Full reference: W. C. Knight. 1898. Some new Jurassic vertebrates from Wyoming. The American Journal of Science, series 4 5:378-381

Parent taxon: Pliosauridae according to W. R. Wahl et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Arminisaurus, Attenborosaurus, Cryonectes, Hauffiosaurus, Marmornectes, Pachycostasaurus, Pliosaurus aequalis, Pliosaurus evansi, Polyptchodon, Simolestinae, Sinopliosaurus, Stenorhynchosaurus, Strongylokrotaphus, Thalassiodracon, Thalassophonea

Subtaxa: Megalneusaurus rex

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore