Globidens dakotensis Russell 1975 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Full reference: D. A. Russell. 1975. A new species of Globidens from South Dakota, and a review of the globidentine mosasaurs. Fieldiana Geology 33(13):235-256

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

See also Martin 2007

Sister taxa: Globidens alabamensis, Globidens phosphaticus, Globidens schurmanni

Type specimen: FMNH PR 846, a skull. Its type locality is Custer County, which is in a Campanian/Campanian marine shale in the Pierre Shale Formation of South Dakota.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1 collection), United States (4: South Dakota, Texas)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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