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meaning: "near Platecarpus"
Named By: T. Konishi & M. W. Caldwell in 2011
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 88-84 Ma
Location: USA
Size: Roughly estimated to be about 4.8-5 meters long
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Several individuals, some almost complete
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Mosasauridae | Plioplatecarpinae | Plioplatecarpini |
Also known as: | Clidastes planifrons | Platecarpus planifrons |

Plesioplatecarpus is an extinct genus of plioplatecarpine mosasaur known from the Late Cretaceous (middle Coniacian to middle Santonian stage) of the northern Gulf of Mexico and the Western Interior Basin of North America.

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