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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Subclass: Enaliosauria
Order: Sauropterygia
Genus: Eurysaurus
Gaudry, 1878

Eurysaurus is an extinct genus of plesiosaur from the Early Jurassic of France, named in 1878. The type material, consisting of a cranium, teeth and five vertebrae, is now lost.[1]

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  1. ^ Gaudry, a. 1878. Sur un grand reptile fossil (the Eurysaurus raincourti). Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des Séances de l ' Académie des Sciences, Paris, 86: 1031-1033.