Wapuskanectes betsynichollsae Druckenmiller and Russell 2006 (elasmosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae

Full reference: P. S. Druckenmiller and A. P. Russell. 2006. A new elasmosaurid plesiosaur (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Lower Cretaceous Clearwater Formation, Northeastern Alberta, Canada. Paludicola 5(4):184-199

Belongs to Wapuskanectes according to P. S. Druckenmiller and A. P. Russell 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: TMP 98.49.02, a set of postcrania (Pectoral girdle, humeris and vertebrae). Its type locality is Syncrude Base Mine, West side, which is in an Albian transition zone/lower shoreface sandstone in the Clearwater Formation of Canada.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Syncrude Base Mine, West side

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