Steneosaurus Saint-Hilaire 1825 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Teleosauridae

Synonyms: Leptocranius Bronn 1837, Sericodon Meyer 1845

Parent taxon: Teleosauridae according to M. M. Johnson et al. 2015

See also Andrews 1913, Araujo et al. 2008, Bronzati et al. 2012, Carroll 1988, d'Orbigny 1849, Delair 1958, Gasparini et al. 2006, Jouve et al. 2006, Karl et al. 2006, Karl et al. 2008, Larsson and Sues 2007, Meyer 1845, Mueller-Töwe 2005, Nascimento and Zaher 2011, Owen 1842, Owen 1861, Phizackerley 1951, Pierce et al. 2009, Walkden et al. 1987, Young 2013 and Zaher et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Gavialinum, Haematosaurus, Megalosaurus mersensis, Mycterosuchus, Platysuchus, Teleosaurinae, Teleosaurus

Subtaxa: Machimosaurus bathonicus Machimosaurus rigauxi Steneosaurus barettoni Steneosaurus baroni Steneosaurus bollensis Steneosaurus boutilieri Steneosaurus brevidens Steneosaurus brevior Steneosaurus brevirostris Steneosaurus durobrivensis Steneosaurus edwardsi Steneosaurus gracilirostris Steneosaurus heberti Steneosaurus larteti Steneosaurus leedsi Steneosaurus megarhinus Steneosaurus megistorhynchus Steneosaurus obtusidens Steneosaurus pictaviensis Steneosaurus priscus Steneosaurus roissyi Steneosaurus rostrominor Steneosaurus rudis Steneosaurus stephani

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Type: Steneosaurus megistorhynchus

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Spain (1 collection), Tunisia (1)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of France (2)

• Jurassic of France (27), Germany (22), Madagascar (1), Morocco (9), Poland (1), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (20)

Total: 85 collections including 110 occurrences

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