Tuarangisaurus keyesi Wiffen and Moisley 1986 (elasmosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae

Full reference: J. Wiffen and W. L. Moisley. 1986. Late Cretaceous reptiles (families Elasmosauridae and Pliosauridae) from the Mangahouanga Stream, North Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 29:205-252

Belongs to Tuarangisaurus according to J. Wiffen and W. L. Moisley 1986

See also Carpenter 1999

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mangahouanga Stream, which is in a Piripauan/Haumurian marginal marine sandstone/siltstone in the Tahora Formation of New Zealand

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Mangahouanga Stream

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