Tylosaurus Marsh 1872 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Invalid subtaxa: Hainosaurus Dollo 1885, Rhamphosaurus Cope 1872 [replaced name], Rhinosaurus Marsh 1872 [replaced name]

Parent taxon: Tylosaurinae according to P. Jiménez-Huidobro et al. 2018

See also Bardet et al. 2005, Bardet et al. 2006, Bell and Polcyn 2005, Carroll 1988, Cope 1872, Everhart 2002, Jiménez-Huidobro and Caldwell 2016, Lindgren 2005, Lindgren and Siverson 2002, Miller 1967, Novas et al. 2002, Osborn 1899, Osborn 1899, Russell 1967, Russell 1970, Sepkoski 2002, Thurmond 1969, Thurmond and Jones 1981 and Zittel 1890

Sister taxa: Hainosaurus lonzeensis, Kaikaifilu, Lakumasaurus, Taniwhasaurus

Subtaxa: Elliptonodon Elliptonodon compressus Hainosaurus neumilleri Tylosaurus bernardi Tylosaurus dyspelor Tylosaurus gaudryi Tylosaurus haumuriensis Tylosaurus ivoensis Tylosaurus kansasensis Tylosaurus nepaeolicus Tylosaurus pembinensis Tylosaurus proriger Tylosaurus saskatchewanensis Tylosaurus zangerli

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Type: Tylosaurus nepaeolicus

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Belgium (2 collections), Canada (3: Manitoba, Saskatchewan), France (1), Germany (1), Jordan (1), Mexico (1), New Zealand (1), Spain (1), Sweden (7), United States (35: Alabama, Colorado, Delaware, Kansas, Montana, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 53 collections including 57 occurrences

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