Peloneustes was a plesiosaur, a type of marine reptile. It was not a dinosaur, though it coexisted with many dinosaurs. The first Peloneustes fossil was discovered in 1889.

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

Peloneustes was described by the following scientific paper(s):
  • H. G. Seeley. 1869. Index to the Fossil Remains of Aves, Ornithosauria, and Reptilia, from the Secondary System of Strata, Arranged in the Woodwardian Museum of the University of Cambridge. Deighton, Bell, and Co, Cambridge
  • R. Lydekker. 1889. Catalogue of the Fossil Reptilia and Amphibia, Part II. Containing the orders Ichthyopterygia and Sauropterygia
  • H.-E. Sauvage. 1914. Catalogue des Reptiles Jurassiques du Boulonnais [Catalogue of Jurassic reptiles from the Boulonnais]. Bulletin de la société Academique de l'Arrondissement de Boulogne-sur-Mer 10:253-264