Teleosaurus Geoffroy 1825 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Teleosauridae

Parent taxon: Teleosauridae according to M. T. Young 2013

See also Bronzati et al. 2012, Carroll 1988, d'Orbigny 1849, Delair 1958, Jouve 2009, Meyer 1845, Owen 1842, Owen 1861, Phizackerley 1951 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Gavialinum, Haematosaurus, Megalosaurus mersensis, Mycterosuchus, Platysuchus, Steneosaurus, Teleosaurinae

Subtaxa: Teleosaurus asthenodeirus Teleosaurus cadomensis Teleosaurus geoffroyi Teleosaurus megarhinus Teleosaurus priscus Teleosaurus soemmeringii

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Jurassic of China (1), France (2), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (10)

Total: 16 collections including 19 occurrences

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