Platecarpus curtirostris Cope 1871

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Alternative combinations: Lestosaurus curtirostris, Liodon curtirostris

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1871. Catalogue of the Pythonomorpha found in the Cretaceous strata of Kansas. Proceedings of the American Philosphical Society (separate) 1-24

Belongs to Platecarpus according to O. P. Hay 1930

See also Cope 1871, Cope 1874, Cope 1875, Hay 1902, Konishi et al. 2010, Russell 1967, Thurmond 1969 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxa: Platecarpus affinis, Platecarpus anguliferus, Platecarpus brachycephalus, Platecarpus crassartus, Platecarpus glandiferus, Platecarpus latispinus, Platecarpus planifrons, Platecarpus tectulus, Platecarpus tympaniticus, Sironectes anguliferus, Holcodus acutidens, Lestosaurus latispinus, Lestosaurus tectulus, Lestosaurus glandiferus

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Platecarpus curtirostris in the database

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