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meaning: "Wide flat wrist"
Named By: Takuya Konishi & Michael W. Caldwell in 2011
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 80.5-79 Ma
Location: Canada, Manitoba, Pembina Mountain - Pierre Shale
Size: Uncertain
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Almost complete skull and mandible (lower jaw) as well as partial post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Mosasauridae | Plioplatecarpini |
Also known as: | Plioplatecarpus nichollsae |

Latoplatecarpus is an extinct genus of plioplatecarpine mosasaur known from the Late Cretaceous (early middle Campanian stage) of the northern Gulf of Mexico and the Western Interior Basin of North America.

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