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Marmornectes Ketchum and Benson 2011 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 202771

Full reference: H. F. Ketchum and R. B. J. Benson. 2011. A new pliosaurid (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Oxford CLay Formation (Middle Jurassic, Callovian) of England: evidence for a gracile, longirostrine grade of Early-Middle Jurassic pliosaurids. Special Papers in Palaeontology 86:109-129

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

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

Subtaxa: Marmornectes candrewi

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Type: Marmornectes candrewi

Ecology: aquatic carnivore