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Short-necked marine reptile from Triassic period discovered in China

A new species of short-necked marine reptile called Hupehsuchia from the Triassic period has been discovered in China.The reptile was found by Xiao-hong Chen from Wuhan Centre of China Geological Survey and his colleagues. Hupehsuchia is a group of mysterious Triassic marine reptiles and it is known by its modestly long neck, with nine to ten cervical vertebrae. The Chinese ...

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