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Polycotylus Cope 1869 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36506

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia, Reptilia and Aves of North America. Part I. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, New Series 14:1-104

Parent taxon: Polycotylinae according to L. B. Albright et al. 2007

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Polycotylus latipinnis, Polycotylus suprajurensis

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore