Name: Arminisaurus ‭(‬Arminius lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: Ar-me-ni-sor-us.
Named By: S.‭ ‬Sachs‭ & ‬B Kear‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Sauropterygia,‭ ‬Plesiosauria,‭ ‬Pliosauridae.
Species: A.‭ ‬schuberti‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Piscivore.
Size: Estimated between‭ ‬3‭ ‬to‭ ‬4‭ ‬meters long.
Known locations: Germany.
Time period: Pliensbachian of the Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial post cranial skeleton.

       Arminisaurus is a genus of pliosaurid plesiosaur that lived in Waters submerging what is now Germany during the early Jurassic.‭ ‬Arminisaurus is named after Arminius,‭ ‬a‭ ‬Germanic tribal chieftain who commanded the‭ ‬Germanic tribal alliance forces at the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in which The Roman Empire suffered a major defeat.

Further reading
-‭ ‬A rare new Pliensbachian plesiosaurian from the Amaltheenton Formation of Bielefeld in northwestern Germany‭"‬.‭ ‬Alcheringa:‭ ‬1‭–‬14.‭ ‬-‭ ‬S.‭ ‬Sachs‭ & ‬B Kear‭ ‬-‭ ‬2017.


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