Piratosaurus Leidy 1865 (plesiosaur)

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Polycotylidae

Parent taxon: Polycotylidae according to S. W. Williston 1908

See also Carroll 1988, Hay 1902, Sepkoski 2002, Welles 1962 and Williston 1903

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

Subtaxa: none

Type: Piratosaurus plicatus

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Piratosaurus in the database

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