Mosasaurus mangahouangae Wiffen 1980 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Alternative combination: Moanasaurus mangahouangae

Belongs to Mosasaurus according to K. R. Wright 1989

See also Fordyce 1991

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

Type specimen: CD43, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Mangahouanga Stream, which is in a Piripauan/Haumurian marginal marine sandstone/siltstone in the Tahora Formation of New Zealand.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Mangahouanga Stream

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