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meaning: "Tate swimmer"
Named By: O'Keefe and Wahl in 2003
Time Period: Late Jurassic, Oxfordian
Location: USA, Wyoming - Sundance Formation
Size: Around 2 meters long
Diet: Piscivore
Fossil(s): Partial skeletal remains and elements of the skull
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Sauropterygia | Plesiosauria | Cryptoclididae | Aristonectidae |
Also known as: | Cimoliasaurus laramiensis | Tricleidus laramiensis |

Tatenectes is an extinct genus of cryptoclidid plesiosaur known from the Upper Member of the Sundance Formation (late Jurassic) of Wyoming. It was named by O'Keefe and Wahl in 2003 and the type species is Tatenectes laramiensis.

Read more about Tatenectes at Wikipedia
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