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meaning: "More flat wrist"
Named By: Louis Dollo in 1882
Time Period: Late Cretaceous
Location: Across Europe and North America
Size: Estimated around 5.5 meters long
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Several individual specimens
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Squamata | Mosasauridae | Plioplatecarpinae |
Also known as: | Halisaurus fraternus | Mosasaurus depressus | Oterognathus | Phosphorosaurus |

Plioplatecarpus is a genus of mosasaur lizard. Like all mosasaurs, it lived in the late Cretaceous period, about 73-68 million years ago.

Read more about Plioplatecarpus at Wikipedia
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