Libonectes

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Libonectes
Temporal range: Upper Cretaceous
Libonectes morgani from the Late Cretaceous of Texas
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
Order: Plesiosauria
Suborder: Plesiosauroidea
Family: Elasmosauridae
Genus: Libonectes

Libonectes was a plesiosaur related to Elasmosaurus. It lived 80 to 65 million years ago. It grew up to 12 metres long. It was a predator of small fish; the fish ate plankton in the upper pelagic layers of the sea.