Kourisodon puntledgensis Nicholls and Meckert 2002 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Full reference: E. L. Nicholls and D. Meckert. 2002. Marine reptiles from the Nanaimo Group (Upper Cretaceous) of Vancouver Island. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 39(11):1591-1603

Belongs to Kourisodon according to E. L. Nicholls and D. Meckert 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: CDM 022, a partial skeleton (Incomplete skull and mandible, vertebral column and ribs, right humerus, left pectoral girdle, and front limb). Its type locality is Puntledge River Kourisodon Type Locality, which is in a Santonian marine siliciclastic in the Pender Formation of Canada.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Puntledge River Kourisodon Type Locality

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