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Plesiosaurus hawkinsi NHM

Thalassiodracon hawkinsi

Thalassiodracon (tha-LAS-ee-o-DRAY-kon) is an extinct genus of small pliosaurs. The type and only species, is Thalassiodracon hawkinsi Owen 1840.

EtymologyEdit

The genus name Thalassiodracon means "sea dragon", while the species name hawkinsi honours its discoverer.
Thalassiodracon

life restoration of Thalassiodracon hawkinsi

Fossil recordEdit

These animals are known from a number of complete skeletons (Holotype: BMNH 2018) found by the fossil collector Thomas Hawkins in Somerset, England. [1] They lived in the Late Triassic (Rhaetian) to the Early Jurassic (Hettangian) of Europe (age range: 201.6 to 196.5 million years ago).

TaxonomyEdit

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