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Simolestes Andrews 1909 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pliosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 36513

Full reference: C. W. Andrews. 1909. On some new Plesiosauria from the Oxford Clay of Peterborough. Annals And Magazine of Natural History 4:418-429

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

Sister taxa: Brachaucheninae, Gallardosaurus, Liopleurodon, Peloneustes, Pliosaurus, Pliosaurus brachyspondylus, Pliosaurus macromerus

Subtaxa: Simolestes indicus, Simolestes keileni, Simolestes vorax

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Type: Simolestes vorax

Ecology: aquatic carnivore