Tyrannoneustes lythrodectikos Young et al. 2013 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Metriorhynchidae

Full reference: M. T. Young, M. B. d. Andrade, S. L. Brusatte, M. Sakamoto, and J. Liston. 2013. The oldest known metriorhynchid super-predator: a new genus and species from the Middle Jurassic of England, with implications for serration and mandibular evolution in predacious clades. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology

Belongs to Tyrannoneustes according to J. Parrilla-Bel and J. I. Canudo 2015

See also Young et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: GLAHM V972, a partial skeleton (right ramus ofmandible (angular, dentary, splenial, surangular, eight teeth), fragment of jugal bar (R), quadratojugal (R, fragment), vertebrae: cervical (4), d). Its type locality is Fletton brick pit, Peterborough, which is in a Callovian marine horizon in the Oxford Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

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

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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