Latoplatecarpus Konishi and Caldwell 2011 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Full reference: T. Konishi and M. W. Caldwell. 2011. Two new plioplatecarpine (Squamata, Mosasauridae) genera from the Upper Cretaceous of North America, and a global phylogenetic analysis of plioplatecarpines. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 31(4):754-783

Parent taxon: Plioplatecarpidae according to T. Konishi and M. W. Caldwell 2011

Sister taxa: Angolasaurus, Igdamanosaurus, Platecarpus, Platecarpus somenensis, Plesioplatecarpus, Plioplatecarpini, Prognathodontini, Selmasaurus

Subtaxa: Latoplatecarpus nichollsae Latoplatecarpus willistoni

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (3: Manitoba collections)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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