Genus: Liopleurodon SAUVAGE, 1873
Etymology: Greek, leios, “smooth”, Greek, pleuron, “side”, Greek, odon, “tooth”: Smooth-side toothed.

Species: macromerus (PHILLIPS, 1871) TARLO, 1959

Referred material:

Locality: Stretham, England, Southern United Kingdom.

Horizon: Kimmeridge Clay.


Age: Kimmeridgian Stage, Middle Malm Epoch, Late Jurassic.


Sedgwick Museum

Also numerous fragments of phalanges, girdle bones and ribs.
Note: Left hind limb has pathological epipodials and tarsus (WELLS, 1964).