Prognathodon sectorius Cope 1871 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Alternative combinations: Liodon sectorius, Tylosaurus sectorius

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1871. Supplement to the "Synopsis of the Extinct Batrachia and Reptilia of North America". Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 12:41-52

Belongs to Prognathodon according to A. S. Schulp et al. 2008

See also Cope 1871 and Hay 1902

Sister taxa: Liodon, Prognathodon compressidens, Prognathodon crassartus, Prognathodon currii, Prognathodon giganteus, Prognathodon kianda, Prognathodon lutugini, Prognathodon mosasauroides, Prognathodon overtoni, Prognathodon rapax, Prognathodon saturator, Prognathodon solvayi, Prognathodon waiparaensis

Type specimen: AMNH 1401, a partial skull. Its type locality is Pemberton Marl Company pit (Navesink), which is in a Maastrichtian marginal marine horizon in the Navesink Formation of New Jersey.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the Netherlands (1 collection), Spain (1), United States (2: New Jersey)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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