Prognathodon Dollo 1889 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Synonyms: Ancylocentrum Schmidt 1927, Brachysaurana Strand 1926, Brachysaurus Williston 1897, Dollosaurus Yakovlev 1901

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

See also Bardet et al. 2005, Bell and Polcyn 2005, Carroll 1988, Chaffee 1939, Dollo 1909, Dortangs et al. 2002, Grigoriev 2013, Novas et al. 2002, Russell 1967, Russell 1970, Schulp et al. 2008, Sepkoski 2002 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxa: Carinodens, Globidens

Subtaxa: Liodon Prognathodon compressidens Prognathodon crassartus Prognathodon currii Prognathodon giganteus Prognathodon kianda Prognathodon lutugini Prognathodon mosasauroides Prognathodon overtoni Prognathodon rapax Prognathodon saturator Prognathodon sectorius Prognathodon solvayi Prognathodon waiparaensis

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of New Zealand (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Angola (2), Belgium (3), Canada (4: Alberta), France (6), Germany (2), Israel (1), Italy (1), Jordan (1), Morocco (6), the Netherlands (2), New Zealand (2), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2), Saudi Arabia (1), Spain (3), Syria (4), Ukraine (1), United States (16: Alabama, California, Colorado, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas), Zaire (1)

Total: 60 collections including 64 occurrences

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