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Plesiosaurus planus Owen, 1864

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  • Title: Plesiosaurus planus Owen, 1864
  • Type status: Paralectotype
  • Specific epithet: planus
  • Scientific name authorship: Owen, 1864
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Plesiosauria
  • Member: Cambridge Greensand Member
  • Latest period or highest system: Cretaceous
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Latest epoch or Highest series: Late Cretaceous
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Latest age or Highest age: Cenomanian
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Identified by: Samuel Paul Welles; Welles
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Reptilia; Sauropterygia; Plesiosauria
  • Group: Selborne Group
  • Genus: Plesiosaurus
  • Formation: Upper Greensand Formation
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Cretaceous
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Mesozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Early Cretaceous
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Albian
  • Class: Reptilia
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