Globidens phosphaticus Bardet et al. 2005 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Full reference: N. Bardet, X. Pereda Suberbiola, M. Iarochène, M. Amalik, and B. Bouya. 2005. Durophagous Mosasauridae (Squamata) from the Upper Cretaceous phosphates of Morocco, with description of a new species of Globidens. Netherlands Journal of Geosciences — Geologie en Mijnbouw 84(3):167-175

Belongs to Globidens according to N. Bardet et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Globidens alabamensis, Globidens dakotensis, Globidens schurmanni

Type specimen: OCP.DEK/GE 337, a tooth (mid-posterior tooth). Its type locality is Ben Guerir, couche 3, which is in a Maastrichtian marine horizon in Morocco.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Angola (1 collection), Egypt (1), Morocco (5), Syria (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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