PaleoDB taxon number: 246044
Full reference: P. Vincent and R. B. J. Benson. 2012. Anningasaura, a basal plesiosaurian (Reptilia, Plesiosauria) from the Lower Jurassic of Lyme Regis, United Kingdom. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32(5):1049-1063
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: BMNH 49202, a partial skeleton (an almost complete skull with mandibles in occlusion, with eight associated cervical vertebrae). Its type locality is Lyme Regis: Pinhay Bay (Lower Lias, general), which is in a Hettangian/Pliensbachian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore