Full reference: D. J. Serratos, P. Druckenmiller, and R. B. J. Benson. 2017. A new elasmosaurid (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Bearpaw Shale (Late Cretaceous, Maastrichtian) of Montana demonstrates multiple evolutionary reductions of neck length within Elasmosauridae. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 37(2):e1278608
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: MOR 3072, a partial skeleton (including a complete skull, articulated anterior 23 cervical vertebrae, dorsal and anterior caudal vertebrae, partial coracoids, much of the forelimbs including). Its type locality is Nakonanectes-type locality, which is in a Maastrichtian marine horizon in the Bearpaw Shale Formation of Montana.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore
Distribution: found only at Nakonanectes-type locality
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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