Manemergus Buchy et al. 2005 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae

Full reference: M. -C. Buchy, F. Métayer, and E. Frey. 2005. Osteology of Manemergus anguirostris n. gen. et sp., a new plesiosaur (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) from the Upper Cretaceous of Morocco. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 272:97-120

Parent taxon: Polycotylidae according to H. F. Ketchum and R. B. J. Benson 2010

See also Buchy et al. 2005

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

Subtaxa: Manemergus anguirostris

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Type: Manemergus anguirostris

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at North of Goulmima (Unit 4) (Cretaceous of Morocco)

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