Fandom

Fossil Wiki

Futabasaurus

7,208pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk1 Share
Futabasaurus-suzukii fossil-rock replica at Tokyo NSM

Cast of fossils of Futabasaurus suzukii exhibited at the National Science Museum of Japan.

Futabasaurus is a genus of plesiosaur from the Late Cretaceous of Fukushima, Japan. Described and named in 2006, it was assigned to the family Elasmosauridae.

The name "Futabasaurus" also appears in connection with a theropod dinosaur, also from the Late Cretaceous of Japan. However, this dinosaur was not officially named, so the dinosaur "Futabasaurus" is a nomen nudum when applied to this theropod. It is not the same as the plesiosaur named Futabasaurus.

DescriptionEdit

External linksEdit

Mantell's Iguanodon restoration

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.