†tribe Mosasaurini Russell 1967 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Full reference: D. A. Russell. 1967. Systematics and morphology of American mosasaurs (Reptilia, Sauria). Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 23:1-252

Parent taxon: Mosasaurinae according to A. R. H. LeBlanc et al. 2012

See also Russell 1967 and Thurmond 1969

Sister taxa: Clidastes, Clidastes liodontus, Clidastes moorevillensis, Dallasaurus, Globidensini, Leiodontini, Plesiotylosaurus, Plotosaurini

Subtaxa: Amphekepubis Eremiasaurus Plotosaurus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1 collection), Morocco (2), United States (5: California)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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