Mosasaurus hobetsuensis Suzuki 1985 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Belongs to Mosasaurus according to Suzuki 1985

Sister taxa: Mosasaurus beaugei, Mosasaurus caroliniensis, Mosasaurus conodon, Mosasaurus couperi, Mosasaurus dekayi, Mosasaurus gracilis, Mosasaurus grosjeani, Mosasaurus hoffmanni, Mosasaurus iembeensis, Mosasaurus impar, Mosasaurus lemonnieri, Mosasaurus lonzeensis, Mosasaurus mangahouangae, Mosasaurus maximilliani, Mosasaurus minor, Mosasaurus missouriensis, Mosasaurus mokoroa, Macrosaurus validus, Nectoportheus validus

Type specimen: HMG-12, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Pankerusano-sawa Creek (Locality B), which is in a Maastrichtian marine horizon in the Hakobuchi Formation of Japan.

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Pankerusano-sawa Creek (Locality B)

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