Prognathodon overtoni Williston 1897 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Alternative combinations: Ancylocentrum overtoni, Brachysaurus overtoni

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

See also Hay 1902 and Russell 1967

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cheyenne River in Custer County, which is in a Campanian marine shale in the Pierre Shale Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Canada (3: Alberta collections), United States (3: Colorado, South Dakota)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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