Goronyosaurus Azzaroli et al. 1972 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Parent taxon: Mosasauridae according to T. Lingham-Soliar 1991

See also Azzaroli et al. 1972 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Amphorosteus brumbyi, Clidastes iguanavus, Eidolosaurus, Globidentinae, Haasiasaurus, Halisaurinae, Halisauromorpha, Halisaurus, Kourisodon, Liodon anceps, Liodon congrops, Mosasaurinae, Mosasaurus crassidens, Mosasaurus mitchillii, Mosasaurus platyodon, Natantia, Platecarpinae, Russellosaurina, Yaguarasaurinae

Subtaxa: Goronyosaurus nigeriensis

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Niger (1 collection), Nigeria (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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