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Named By: Joseph Jiedy in 1851
Time Period: Early to Late Cretaceous
Location: Europe, North America and Australasia. *Possibly not an accurate representation of the genus
Size: Uncertain sue to the assemblage of remains and partial incomplete preservation of many specimens
Diet: Probably piscivorous
Fossil(s): Multiple partial and incomplete remains. Possibly not all indicative of the genus
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Sauropterygia | Pleisoauria |
Also known as: | Cimoliasaurus brevior | Cimoliasaurus maccoyi | Discosaurus | Oligosimus | Piptomerus |

Cimoliasaurus was a plesiosaur that lived during the Late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) of New Jersey. It grew from 13 to 25 ft long.

Read more about Cimoliasaurus at Wikipedia
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