Clidastes intermedius Leidy 1870 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Alternative combination: Platecarpus intermedius

Full reference: J. Leidy. 1870. [Remarks on Poikilopleuron valens, Clidastes intermedius, Macrosaurus proriger, Baptemys wyomingensis, and Emys stevensonianus]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 22(1):3-5

Belongs to Clidastes according to J. Leidy 1873

See also Hay 1902, Konishi et al. 2010, Leidy 1870 and Thurmond and Jones 1981

Sister taxa: Clidastes affinis, Clidastes cineriarum, Clidastes propython

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pickens County (PROXY), which is in a Santonian/Maastrichtian carbonate limestone in Alabama

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Pickens County (PROXY)

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