Torvoneustes Andrade et al. 2010 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Metriorhynchidae

Full reference: M. B. Andrade, M. T. Young, J. B. Desojo and S. L. Brusatte. 2010. The evolution of extreme hypercarnivory in Metriorhynchidae (Mesoeucrocodylia: Thalattosuchia) based on evidence from microscopic denticle morphology. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(5):1451-1465

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

See also Andrade et al. 2010, Barrientos-Lara et al. 2016, Bronzati et al. 2012, Cau and Fanti 2011, Young 2013 and Young et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Dakosaurus, Geosaurini, Geosaurus, Neptunidraco, Plesiosuchus, Suchodus, Tyrannoneustes

Subtaxa: Torvoneustes carpenteri Torvoneustes coryphaeus Torvoneustes mexicanus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Mexico (1 collection), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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