Charitosaurus

Name: Charitosaurus.
Phonetic: Ca-re-toe-sore-us.
Named By: H.‭ ‬von Meyer‭ ‬-‭ ‬1838.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Sauropterygia,‭ ‬Plesiosauria.
Species: C.‭ ‬tschudii.
Diet: Piscivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Europe.
Time period: Unavailable.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Charitosaurus is a little known genus of plesiosaur that is only represented by partial remains.‭ ‬The level of preservation of these remains is so low that Charitosaurus is actually regarded as a Nomen dubium by many.

Further reading
-‭ ‬System der fossilen Saurier‭ [‬Taxonomy of fossil saurians‭] ‬-‭ ‬Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie,‭ ‬Geognosie,‭ ‬Geologie und Petrefakten-Kunde‭ ‬1845:278-285‭ [‬M.‭ ‬Carrano/M.‭ ‬Carrano/T.‭ ‬Liebrecht‭] ‬-‭ ‬H.‭ ‬von Meyer‭ ‬-‭ ‬1838.



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