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

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Vectocleidus was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • R. B. J. Benson and H. F. Ketchum. 2013. A new leptocleidid (Sauropterygia, Plesiosauria) from the Vectis Formation (Early Barremian–early Aptian; Early Cretaceous) of the Isle of Wight and the evolution of Leptocleididae, a controversial clade. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 11(2):233-250