Mosasaurus conodon Cope 1881 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Alternative combination: Clidastes conodon

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1881. A new Clidastes from New Jersey. American Naturalist 15:587-588

Belongs to Mosasaurus according to F. Fanti et al. 2014

See also Baird and Case 1966, Cope 1881 and Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Mosasaurus beaugei, Mosasaurus caroliniensis, Mosasaurus couperi, Mosasaurus dekayi, Mosasaurus gracilis, Mosasaurus grosjeani, Mosasaurus hobetsuensis, Mosasaurus hoffmanni, Mosasaurus iembeensis, Mosasaurus impar, Mosasaurus lemonnieri, Mosasaurus lonzeensis, Mosasaurus mangahouangae, Mosasaurus maximilliani, Mosasaurus minor, Mosasaurus missouriensis, Mosasaurus mokoroa, Macrosaurus validus, Nectoportheus validus

Type specimen: AMNH 1380

Ecology: aquatic carnivore


• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Saskatchewan collection), United States (4: Maryland, New Jersey)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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