Liopleurodon

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Liopleurodon
Temporal range: MiddleLate Jurassic, 160–155 Ma
Liopleurodon ferox Tubingen 2.JPG
L. ferox skeleton, Museum of Paleontology, Tuebingen
Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Reptilia
Order: Plesiosauria
Suborder: Pliosauroidea
Faimily: Pliosauridae
Genus: Liopleurodon
Sauvage, 1873
Species
  • L. ferox Sauvage, 1873 (teep)
  • ?L. pachydeirus (Seeley, 1869)
Synonyms
  • Pliosaurus ferox (Sauvage, 1873) Lydekker, 1888
  • Pliosaurus pachydeirus Seeley, 1869
  •  ?Pliosaurus giganteus Conybeare, 1824
  •  ?Ischyrodon meriani von Meyer, 1838

Liopleurodon (meanin 'smuith-sidit teeth') is a genus o lairge, carnivorous marine reptile belangin tae the Pliosauroidea, a clade o short-necked plesiosaurs.