Kaikaifilu Otero et al. 2017 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Full reference: R. A. Otero, S. Soto-Acuna, D. Rubilar-Rogers and C. S. Gutstein. 2017. Kaikaifilu hervei gen. et sp. nov., a new large mosasaur (Squamata, Mosasauridae) from the upper Maastrichtian of Antarctica. Cretaceous Research 70:209-225

Parent taxon: Tylosaurinae according to R. A. Otero et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Hainosaurus lonzeensis, Lakumasaurus, Taniwhasaurus, Tylosaurus

Subtaxa: Kaikaifilu hervei

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Isla Marambio (Cretaceous of Antarctica)

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