Latoplatecarpus willistoni 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

Belongs to Latoplatecarpus according to F. Fanti et al. 2014

See also Konishi and Caldwell 2011

Sister taxon: Latoplatecarpus nichollsae

Type specimen: TMP 84.162.01, a partial skeleton

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Pembina Member, Pierre Shale (Cretaceous of Manitoba)

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