Maresaurus


Genus

Maresaurus

Author

Gasparini, 1997

Classification

Sauropterygia
Eosauropterygia
Eusauropterygia
Pistosauroidea
Pistosauria
Plesiosauria
Rhomaleosauridae

Age

Lower Bajocian, Middle Jurassic

Location

Chacaico Sur, (39* 15' S, 70* 18' W), 70 km southwest of Zapala, Neuquén Province, Argentina

Type species

M. coccai

Other species

None

Referred material

None

M. coccai (Gasparini, 1997) type material: MOZ 4386 V articulated skull and mandible, atlas-axis and first cervical vertebrae. From the upper part of the Los Molles Formation, Cuyo Group, Emileia giebeli and Emileia multiformis subzone.