Djupedalia was a plesiosaur, a type of marine reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it coexisted with many dinosaurs. Djupedalia lived during the Late Jurassic and resided in Europe. The first Djupedalia fossil was discovered in 2012 in paleontology.

Quick facts about Djupedalia:

  • Existed from Tithonian Age to 145 million years ago
  • Lived in a marine habitat
  • Was a carnivore
  • Reproduced by live birth
  • Only one specimen has been found by paleontologists

All the Djupedalia illustrations below were collected from the internet. Enjoy and explore:

Djupedalia was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • E. M. Knutsen and P. S. Druckenmiller. 2012. A new plesiosauroid (Reptilia: Sauropterygia) from the Agardhfjellet Formation (Middle Volgian) of central Spitsbergen, Norway. Norwegian Journal of Geology 92:213-234