Ectenosaurus Russell 1967 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Full reference: D. A. Russell. 1967. Systematics and morphology of American mosasaurs (Reptilia, Sauria). Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 23:1-252

Parent taxon: Russellosaurina according to G. L. Bell and M. J. Polcyn 2005

See also Carroll 1988, Novas et al. 2002, Russell 1967 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Angolosaurus, Platecarpus ptychodus, Plioplatecarpinae, Plioplatecarpus, Tylosaurinae

Subtaxa: Ectenosaurus clidastoides

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (3: Kansas, Texas collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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