Callawayasaurus Carpenter 1999 (elasmosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae

Full reference: K. Carpenter. 1999. Revision of North American elasmosaurs from the Cretaceous of the Western Interior. Paludicola 2(2):148-173

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

See also Carpenter 1999, Hampe 2013, Ketchum and Benson 2010, O'Keefe 2001 and Otero et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Alexeyisaurus, Alzadasaurinae, Alzadasaurus kansasensis, Alzadasaurus tropicus, Aristonectinae, Callowayosaurus, Cardiocorax, Cimoliasaurus, Cimoliasaurus andium, Cimoliasaurus cantabrigiensis, Cimoliasaurus caudalis, Elasmosaurinae, Elasmosaurus amalitskii, Elasmosaurus kurskensis, Elasmosaurus orskensis, Elasmosaurus serdobensis, Elasmosaurus sternbergi, Eromangasaurus, Gronausaurus, Hydrotherosaurus, Kawanectes, Leurospondylus, Libonectes, Mauisaurus, Mauisaurus gardneri, Plesiosaurus constrictus, Plesiosaurus crassicostatus, Plesiosaurus gulo, Plesiosaurus gurgitis, Plesiosaurus helmersenii, Plesiosaurus holmesii, Plesiosaurus hoodii, Plesiosaurus mackayii, Plesiosaurus mauritanicus, Plesiosaurus sutherlandi, Pliosaurus gigas, Pliosaurus macrospondylus, Scanisaurus, Stereosaurus, Styxosaurinae, Thalassiosaurus, Thalassiosaurus ischiadicus, Thalassomedon, Thalassonomosaurus, Thalassonomosaurus nobilis, Tuarangisaurus, Vegasaurus, Wapuskanectes, Weddellonectia, Woolungasaurus, Woolungasaurus glendowerensis, Zarafasaura, Brimosaurus, Morturneria

Subtaxa: Callawayasaurus colombiensis

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Colombia (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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