Tricleidus


Genus

Tricleidus

Author

Andrews, 1909

Classification

Eosauropterygia
Eusauropterygia
Pistosauroidea
Pistosauria
Plesiosauria
Plesiosauroidea
Cryptoclididae

Age

Callovian, Late Jurassic

Location

Fletton, near Peterborough, England

Type species

T. seeleyi

Other species

None

Referred material

None

T. seeleyi is the type and only species of Tricleidus. The holotype specimen (NHMUK R.3539) consists of disarticulated elements including most of skull and half the postcranium, from the Kosmoceras jason – Peltoceras athleta zones of the lowest deposits of the Oxford Clay.