Teleosaurus cadomensis Lamouroux 1820 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Teleosauridae

MNHN AC 8746, a quarter of a skull, is the only skull specimen available as the holotype may be lost

Belongs to Teleosaurus according to M. Bronzati et al. 2012

See also Jouve 2009, Owen 1842, Phizackerley 1951, Pictet 1853 and Quenstedt 1882

Sister taxa: Teleosaurus asthenodeirus, Teleosaurus brevior, Teleosaurus geoffroyi, Teleosaurus lacunosae, Teleosaurus latifrons, Teleosaurus ornati, Teleosaurus soemmeringii

Type specimen: Its type locality is Teleosaurus locality, Allemagne, which is in a Bathonian marine horizon in France

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (2 collections), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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