What is another word for plesiosauria?

Pronunciation: [plˌiːzɪəsˈɔːɹi͡ə] (IPA)

Synonyms for the term "plesiosauria" include Plesiosaur, Elasmosaur, and Cryptocleidus. Plesiosaurs were a group of marine reptiles that lived during the Mesozoic era. These creatures were characterized by their long necks, four flippers, and streamlined bodies. They are often depicted in popular media, such as Jurassic Park, as fearsome predators of the prehistoric oceans. Elasmosaurs were a subgroup of plesiosaurs that had extremely long necks, with up to 72 vertebrae. Cryptocleidus, on the other hand, had shorter necks and more robust bodies. These fascinating animals went extinct around 66 million years ago, leaving behind only fossils and our fascination with them.

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What are the hypernyms for Plesiosauria?

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  • Other hypernyms:

    Amphibians, birds, Animalia (the kingdom composed of multicellular organisms), Reptilia (the class of reptiles).

What are the hyponyms for Plesiosauria?

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What are the holonyms for Plesiosauria?

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