Pahasapasaurus Schumacher 2007 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae

Full reference: B. A. Schumacher. 2007. A new polycotylid plesiosaur (Reptilia; Sauropterygia) from the Greenhorn Limestone (Upper Cretaceous; lower upper Cenomanian), Black Hills, South Dakota. Geological Society of America Special Paper 427:133-146

Parent taxon: Polycotylidae according to B. A. Schumacher 2007

Sister taxa: Ceraunosaurus, Cimoliasaurus leucoscopelus, Dolichorhynchops, Edgarosaurus, Eopolycotylus, Georgiasaurus, Manemergus, Palmulainae, Palmulasaurinae, Piratosaurus, Plesiopleurodon, Polycotyilnae, Polycotylinae, Sulcusuchus, Thililua, Trinacromerum, Polycotylus ichthyospondylus tanais, Polycotylus brevispondylus

Subtaxa: Pahasapasaurus haasi

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Type: Pahasapasaurus haasi

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Maloney Creek (Pahasapasaurus type locality) (Cretaceous of South Dakota)

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