Name: Honghesaurus
Phonetic: Hong-he--sor-us.
Named By: Guang-Hui Xu,‭ ‬Yi Ren,‭ ‬Li-Jun Zhao,‭ ‬Jun-Ling Liao‭ & ‬Dong-Hao Feng‭ ‬-‭ ‬2022.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Sauropterygia,‭ ‬Pachypleurosauridae.
Species: H.‭ ‬longicaudalis‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore/piscivore.
Size: Roughly about‭ ‬46-47‭ ‬centimetres long.
Known locations: China‭ ‬-‭ ‬Guanling Formation.
Time period: Anisian of the Triassic.
Fossil representation: Almost complete individual.

       Honghesaurus is a genus of pachypleurosaur that lived during the Middle Triassic.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A long-tailed marine reptile from China provides new insights into the Middle Triassic pachypleurosaur radiation.‭ ‬-‭ ‬Scientific Reports.‭ ‬12‭ (‬1‭) ‬-‭ ‬Guang-Hui Xu,‭ ‬Yi Ren,‭ ‬Li-Jun Zhao,‭ ‬Jun-Ling Liao‭ & ‬Dong-Hao Feng‭ ‬-‭ ‬2022.


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