Platecarpus latispinis Cope 1871 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Alternative combination: Liodon latispinus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1871. Note of some Cretaceous Vertebrata in the State Agricultural College of Kansas, U.S.A. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 12(5):168-170

Belongs to Platecarpus according to E. D. Cope 1875

See also Cope 1871

Sister taxa: Platecarpus affinis, Platecarpus anguliferus, Platecarpus brachycephalus, Platecarpus glandiferus, Platecarpus latispinus, Platecarpus planifrons, Platecarpus tectulus, Platecarpus tympaniticus, Sironectes anguliferus, Holcodus tectulus, Holcodus acutidens

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Platecarpus latispinis in the database

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