Hastanectes was a plesiosaur, a type of marine reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it coexisted with many dinosaurs. Hastanectes lived during the Early Cretaceous and resided in Europe.

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Hastanectes was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • S. Sachs. 1997. Erster Nachweis eines gepanzerten Dinosauriers (Reptilia, Ornithischia, Thyreophora) aus der Unterkreide (Berrias) von Gronau in Westfalen. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Monatshefte 1997(1):56-64
  • R. Owen. 1872. Monograph on the fossil Reptilia of the Wealden Formation. Supplement no. IV. Dinosauria (Iguanodon). 25:1-15
  • R. Lydekker. 1888. Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia and Amphibia in the British Museum (Natural History). Part I. Containing the Orders Ornithosauria, Crocodilia, Dinosauria, Squamata, Rhynchocephalia, and Proterosauria. British Museum (Natural History), London