Globidens Gilmore 1912 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Full reference: C. W. Gilmore. 1912. A new mosasauroid reptile from the Cretaceous of Alabama. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 41(1870):479-484

Parent taxon: Globidensini according to A. R. H. LeBlanc et al. 2012

See also Antunes 1964, Bardet et al. 2005, Bell and Polcyn 2005, Carroll 1988, Dortangs et al. 2002, Gilmore 1912, Polcyn et al. 2010, Russell 1967, Russell 1970, Sepkoski 2002 and Thurmond 1969

Sister taxa: Carinodens, Prognathodon

Subtaxa: Globidens alabamensis Globidens dakotensis Globidens phosphaticus Globidens schurmanni

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Angola (1 collection), Belgium (1), Egypt (1), Jordan (2), Morocco (5), Syria (6), United States (12: Alabama, Delaware, Kansas, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 28 collections each including a single occurrence

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