Hydrorion

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Hydrorion
Temporal range: Middle Jurassic, Toarcian
Hydrorion 1.JPG
Skeleton
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Superorder: Sauropterygia
Order: Plesiosauria
Family: Plesiosauridae[1]
Genus: Hydrorion
Grossmann et al., 2006
Type species
Hydrorion brachypterygius
Grossmann, 2006
Restoration

Hydrorion (meaning 'water hunter') is an extinct genus of plesiosaur. It was found in Jurassic formations in Germany to Posidonia Shale formation.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ketchum HF, Benson RBJ. Global interrelationships of Plesiosaur (Reptilia, Sauropterygia) and the pivotal role of taxon sampling in determining the outcome of phylogenetic analyses. Biological Reviews