Alexeyisaurus

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Alexeyisaurus
Temporal range: Late Triassic, 210 Ma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Superorder: Sauropterygia
Order: Plesiosauria
Superfamily: Plesiosauroidea
Family: Elasmosauridae
Genus: Alexeyisaurus
Sennikov & Arkhangelsky, 2010
Species: † A. karnoushenkoi
Binomial name
Alexeyisaurus karnoushenkoi
Sennikov & Arkhangelsky, 2010

Alexeyisaurus is an extinct genus of elasmosaurid plesiosaur known from the upper Triassic (lower-middle Norian age) of Wilczek Formation, Wilczek Land, of Franz Josef Land, Russia.[1] It was first named by A. G. Sennikov and M. S. Arkhangelsky in 2010 and the type species is Alexeyisaurus karnoushenkoi.[1]


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  1. ^ a b A. G. Sennikov, M. S. Arkhangelsky (2010). "On a Typical Jurassic Sauropterygian from the Upper Triassic of Wilczek Land (Franz Josef Land, Arctic Russia)". Paleontological Journal 44 (5): 567–572. doi:10.1134/S0031030110050126.