Steneosaurus obtusidens Andrews 1909 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Teleosauridae

Full reference: C. W. Andrews. 1909. On some new steneosaurs from the Oxford Clay of Peterborough. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 3:299-308

Belongs to Steneosaurus according to J. E. Martin and P. Vincent 2013

See also Adams-Tresman 1987, Andrews 1913 and Pierce et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Machimosaurus bathonicus, Machimosaurus rigauxi, Steneosaurus atelestatus, Steneosaurus baroni, Steneosaurus blumembachi, 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 oplites, Steneosaurus pictaviensis, Steneosaurus priscus, Steneosaurus roissyi, Steneosaurus rostrominor, Steneosaurus rudis, Steneosaurus stephani, Steneosaurus temporalis

Type specimen: BMNH R. 3168, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Peterborough area, Leeds Collection, which is in a Callovian offshore mudstone in the Oxford Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Spain (1 collection)

• Jurassic of France (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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