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Prognathodon

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Liodon Cope p. 123
1874Liodon Hector p. 337
1889Prognathodon Dollo
1897Brachysaurus Williston p. 96 figs. Pl. 8
1901Dollosaurus Yakovlev
1926Brachysaurana Strand p. 54
1927Ancylocentrum Schmidt p. 59
1939Ancylocentrum Chaffee p. 1
1967Liodon Russell p. 142
1967Prognathodon Russell p. 162
1970Prognathodon Russell p. 373
1981Prognathodon Thurmond and Jones p. 160
1988Dollosaurus Carroll
1988Liodon Carroll
1988Prognathodon Carroll
2002Prognathodon Dortangs et al.
2002Prognathodon Novas et al.
2002Dollosaurus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Prognathodon Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Prognathodon Bardet et al.
2005Prognathodon Bell and Polcyn p. 189
2008Prognathodon Schulp et al. p. 1
2012Prognathodon LeBlanc et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
superfamilyMosasauria(Marsh 1880)
familyMosasauridae
subfamilyMosasaurinaeGervais 1853
tribeGlobidensiniRussell 1967
genusPrognathodonDollo 1889

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: aquaticf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: well-developedf
Reproduction: ovoviviparousf
Created: 2018-01-05 16:32:54
Modified: 2018-01-05 16:32:54
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Gervais 1852, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Cenomanian to the top of the Late/Upper Maastrichtian or 100.50000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (67 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0New Zealand (Canterbury) Liodon haumuriensis (101409)
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Germany Liodon paradoxus (138006)
Late/Upper Cretaceous100.5 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) P. rapax (127082)
Turonian93.9 - 89.8France P. sp. (141946)
Santonian - Maastrichtian86.3 - 66.0USA (Alabama) P. sp. (81972)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1France Liodon compressidens (141943)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Georgia) P. sp. (35289)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden Dollosaurus sp. (102883 102885)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Sweden (Skane) Dollosaurus sp. (106407 106411)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Spain Dollosaurus sp. (102882)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (South Dakota) P. overtoni (107781)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Colorado) P. overtoni (99494)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0Israel P. currii (35444)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden (Skåne) Dollosaurus sp. (74334)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (North Carolina) Macrosaurus impar (57918)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Russian Federation (Saratov) P. sp. (86332)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6France Liodon compressidens (141937)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Colorado) P. stadtmani (5607)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Sweden Dollosaurus sp. (142721)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Belgium (Liege) P. solvayi (32147)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Germany (Niedersachsen) P. sp. (31993)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Italy P. sp. (156033)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (South Dakota) P. overtoni (107780)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Poland P. sp. (28084)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Russian Federation (Volgograd) Dollosaurus sp., P. sp. (59385)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) P. overtoni (119087 119088 119089) P. sp. (132555)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Spain (Navarre) P. sectorius (140632)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Ukraine (Luhansk) Dollosaurus lutugini (194179)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Belgium P. giganteus, P. solvayi (82893)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Tennessee) P. sp. (7515)
Early/Lower Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Saudi Arabia (Tabuk) P. sp. (116314)
Haumurian83.5 - 66.0New Zealand (South Island) P. waiparaensis (106757)
Late/Upper Campanian - Early/Lower Maastrichtian83.5 - 66.0Syria P. giganteus (117849 117850 117852) P. sp., P. giganteus (117863)
Middle Campanian - Danian83.5 - 61.6New Zealand (Chatham Island) Prognathodon indet. (141989)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Angola (Namibe) Liodon sp., P. kianda (106705) P. saturator (140328)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Maryland) P. rapax (27563)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Jordan P. giganteus (13366)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Netherlands (Limburg) P. saturator (116894)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Tylosaurus rapax (81999)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Spain (Alava) P. solvayi (141928)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (California) P. waiparaensis (103992)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Zaire P. sp. (142145)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Ancylocentrum hungerfordi (26818) Liodon sectorius (167536)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Texas) P. sp. (106278)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Belgium P. solvayi (82892)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Morocco P. currii (116900 116901 116902 116903 116904)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0France Liodon mosasauroides (141942)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Liodon laticaudus (88034)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Netherlands (Limburg) P. sectorius, P. saturator (138726)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Spain (Murcia) P. sp. (152895)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0France (Basse-Normandie) P. sp. (142087 142088)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Morocco (Chaouia-Ouardigha) P. sp. (92203)