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meaning: "Vega lizard"
Named By: Jose P. O'Gorman, Leonardo Salgado, Eduardo B. Olivero & Sergio A. Marenssi in 2015
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 72 Ma
Location: Antarctica, Vega Island - Snow Hill Island Formation
Size: Holotype individual roughly about 6.7 meters long
Diet: Carnivore/Piscivore
Fossil(s): Almost complete skeleton
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Sauropterygia | Plesiosauria | Elasmosauridae |

Vegasaurus is an extinct genus of elasmosaurid plesiosaur known from the Late Cretaceous (early Maastrichtian stage) Snow Hill Island Formation of Vega Island, Antarctic Peninsula. It contains a single species, Vegasaurus molyi.

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