Prognathodon compressidens Gaudry 1892 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Alternative combination: Liodon compressidens

Belongs to Prognathodon according to A. S. Schulp et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Liodon, Prognathodon crassartus, Prognathodon currii, Prognathodon giganteus, Prognathodon kianda, Prognathodon lutugini, Prognathodon mosasauroides, Prognathodon overtoni, Prognathodon rapax, Prognathodon saturator, Prognathodon sectorius, Prognathodon solvayi, Prognathodon waiparaensis

Type specimen: MNHN-Z-C-1878-5, a partial skull (Lower and upper toothed jaws (including premaxilla, the right maxilla and both dentaries)). Its type locality is Michery (vertebrate locality), which is in a Campanian carbonate chalk in France.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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