A New Pliosaurid from the Pliensbachian, Early Jurassic of Normandy, Northern France

@inproceedings{Vincent2012ANP,
  title={A New Pliosaurid from the Pliensbachian, Early Jurassic of Normandy, Northern France},
  author={Peggy Vincent and Nathalie Bardet and Emanuela Mattioli},
  year={2012}
}
Complete plesiosaur skeletons are relatively abundant in the Lower Jurassic of England and Germany, but are exceptional in France. A new specimen from Normandy (northern France), including incomplete skull, palate and mandible with several associated vertebrae, is here described and its pliosauroid affinities are discussed. Comparison of this new specimen with other plesiosaurians indicates that it belongs to a new genus and species: Cryonectes neustriacus. This new plesiosaurian taxon… 
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