Aphrosaurus Welles 1943 (elasmosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae

Full reference: S. P. Welles. 1943. Elasmosaurid plesiosaurs with description of new material from California and Colorado. Memoirs of the University of California 13:125-254

Parent taxon: Alzadasaurinae according to S. P. Welles 1962

See also Carroll 1988, Sepkoski 2002, Welles 1943 and Welles 1949

Sister taxa: Alzadasaurus, Fresnosaurus, Morenosaurus, Ogmodirus

Subtaxa: Aphrosaurus furlongi

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at LACM (CIT) 316 (Cretaceous of California)

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