Albertonectes

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Albertonectes
Temporal range: Late Cretaceous
Fossil vertebrae.jpg
The tail vertebrae of the holotype specimen of Albertonectes vanderveldei
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Superorder: Sauropterygia
Order: Plesiosauria
Family: Elasmosauridae
Genus: Albertonectes
Kubo et al., 2012
Type species
Albertonectes vanderveldei
Kubo et al., 2012

Albertonectes is an extinct genus of elasmosaurid plesiosaur.[1]

Size of Albertonectes vanderveldei relative to a human
Life restoration

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kubo, T.; Mitchell, M. T.; Henderson, D. M. (2012). "Albertonectes vanderveldei, a new elasmosaur (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) from the Upper Cretaceous of Alberta". Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32 (3): 557–572. doi:10.1080/02724634.2012.658124.  edit