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Pliosaurus andrewsi Tarlo 1960 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 204478

Full reference: L. B. Tarlo. 1960. A review of Upper Jurassic pliosaurs. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), Geology Series 14(5):147-189

Belongs to Pliosaurus according to L. B. Tarlo 1960

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

Type specimen: BMNH R3891, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Peterborough area, Leeds Collection, which is in a Callovian offshore mudstone in the Oxford Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore