Russellosaurus Polcyn and Bell 2005 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Full reference: M. J. Polcyn and G. L. Bell. 2005. Russellosaurus coheni n. gen., n. sp., a 92 million-year-old mosasaur from Texas (USA), and the definition of the parafamily Russellosaurina. Netherlands Journal of Geosciences — Geologie en Mijnbouw 84(3):321-333

Parent taxon: Yaguarasaurinae according to A. Palci et al. 2013

See also Bell and Polcyn 2005, Makádi et al. 2012 and Polcyn and Bell 2005

Sister taxa: Romeosaurus, Yaguarasaurus

Subtaxa: Russellosaurus coheni

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Cedar Hill, SMU Loc. 259 (Cretaceous of Texas)

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