Holcodus tectulus Cope 1871 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Alternative combination: Lestosaurus tectulus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1871. Catalogue of the Pythonomorpha found in the Cretaceous strata of Kansas. Proceedings of the American Philosphical Society (separate) 1-24

Belongs to Holcodus according to E. D. Cope 1871

See also Cope 1874, Cope 1875, Hay 1902, Konishi et al. 2010 and Russell 1967

Sister taxa: Platecarpus affinis, Platecarpus anguliferus, Platecarpus brachycephalus, Platecarpus glandiferus, Platecarpus latispinus, Platecarpus planifrons, Platecarpus tectulus, Platecarpus tympaniticus, Sironectes anguliferus, Lestosaurus latispinus, Holcodus acutidens

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Holcodus tectulus in the database

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