Bobosaurus


Genus

Bobosaurus

Author

Dalla Vecchia, 2006

Classification

Sauropterygia
Eosauropterygia
Eusauropterygia
Pistosauroidea

Age

Lower Carnian, Triassic

Location

2 km NW of Dogna, Province of Udine, Italy

Type species

B. forojuliensis (type specimen: MFSN 27285, a postcranial skeleton)

Other species

NA

Referred material

N/A

Bobosaurus shares many characteristics with plesiosaurs and is one of a number of recently discovered derived sauropterygians that bridge the gap between basal sauropterygians and plesiosaurians.