Gracilineustes Young et al. 2010 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Metriorhynchidae

Full reference: M. T. Young, S. L. Brusatte, M. Ruta and M. B. Andrade. 2010. The evolution of Metriorhynchoidea (Mesoeucrocodylia, Thalattosuchia): an integrated approach using geometric morphometrics, analysis of disparity, and biomechanics. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 158(4):801-859

Parent taxon: Metriorhynchinae according to J. Parrilla-Bel and J. I. Canudo 2015

See also Bronzati et al. 2012, Cau and Fanti 2011, Young 2013, Young et al. 2010 and Young et al. 2013

Sister taxon: Rhacheosaurini

Subtaxa: Gracilineustes acutus Gracilineustes leedsi

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

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

Total: 2 collections including 3 occurrences

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