ammonites
banner
Gateway to the Paleobiology Database
Pliosaurus grossouvrei Sauvage 1873 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 177600

Alternative combination: Liopleurodon grossouvrei

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

Belongs to Pliosaurus according to R. Lydekker 1889

Sister taxa: Cetiosaurus rigauxi, Pleiosaurus macromerus, Plesiosaurus giganteus, Pliosaurus andrewsi, Pliosaurus brachydeirus, Pliosaurus carpenteri, Pliosaurus funkei, Pliosaurus gamma, Pliosaurus grandis, Pliosaurus irgisensis, Pliosaurus kevani, Pliosaurus patagonicus, Pliosaurus phosphaticus, Pliosaurus portentificus, Pliosaurus rossicus, Pliosaurus westburyensis

Type specimen: École des Mines, Paris, a tooth

Ecology: aquatic carnivore