Machimosaurus rex (Cretaceous to of Tunisia)

Where: Tataouine Governorate, Tunisia (32.5° N, 10.6° E: paleocoordinates 17.4° N, 12.2° E)

When: Hauterivian to Hauterivian (132.9 - 125.0 Ma)

Environment/lithology: lagoonal or restricted shallow subtidal; lithified, argillaceous, sandy sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. Fanti, T. Miyashita, L. Cantellia, F. Mnasrid, J. Dridid, M. Contessie, and A. Cau. 2016. The largest thalattosuchian (Crocodylomorpha) supports teleosaurid survival across the Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary. In S. Hua, M. Young, E. Koutsoukos (eds.), Cretaceous Research 61:263-274 [M. Uhen/M. Smith/M. Smith]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 190013: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Matthew Smith on 26.11.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Loricata -
Machimosaurus rex Fanti et al. 2016 marine crocodile