Steneosaurus bollensis Cuvier 1824

Reptilia - Loricata - Teleosauridae

Alternative combinations: Geosaurus bollensis, Mystriosaurus bollensis, Teleosaurus bollensis

Synonyms: Crocodilus altorfinus Holl 1831, Crocodilus cylindrirostris Krüger 1825, Engyommasaurus brongniarti Kaup 1834, Macrospondylus jaegeri Gibbel 1847, Mystriosaurus canalifer Munster 1843, Mystriosaurus egertoni Kaup 1841, Mystriosaurus franconicus Munster 1843, Mystriosaurus longipes Bronn 1841, Mystriosaurus macrolepidotus Wagner 1850, Mystriosaurus mandelslohi Bronn 1841, Mystriosaurus muensteri Gibbel 1847, Mystriosaurus munsteri Wagner 1850, Mystriosaurus murkii Theodori 1844, Mystriosaurus schmidti Bronn 1841, Mystriosaurus senkenbergianus Meyer 1844, Mystriosaurus speciosus Munster 1843, Mystriosaurus stukelyi Winkler 1878, Mystriosaurus tenuirostris Munster 1843, Mystriosaurus tiedmanni Bronn 1841, Teleosaurus egertoni Kaup 1841, Teleosaurus longipes Bronn 1841, Teleosaurus mandelslohi Bronn 1841, Teleosaurus minimus Quenstedt 1852, Teleosaurus munsteri Wagner 1850, Teleosaurus schmidti Bronn 1841, Teleosaurus tiedemanni Bronn 1841

Belongs to Steneosaurus according to P. M. Nascimento and H. Zaher 2011

See also Bronzati et al. 2012, Dollo 1909, Holl 1829, Pictet 1853, Pierce et al. 2009, Quenstedt 1882, Walkden et al. 1987, Westphal 1961 and Westphal 1962

Sister taxa: Machimosaurus bathonicus, Machimosaurus rigauxi, Steneosaurus atelestatus, Steneosaurus baroni, Steneosaurus blumembachi, Steneosaurus boutilieri, Steneosaurus brevidens, Steneosaurus brevior, Steneosaurus brevirostris, Steneosaurus durobrivensis, Steneosaurus edwardsi, Steneosaurus gracilirostris, Steneosaurus heberti, Steneosaurus larteti, Steneosaurus leedsi, Steneosaurus megarhinus, Steneosaurus megistorhynchus, Steneosaurus obtusidens, Steneosaurus oplites, Steneosaurus pictaviensis, Steneosaurus priscus, Steneosaurus roissyi, Steneosaurus rostrominor, Steneosaurus rudis, Steneosaurus stephani, Steneosaurus temporalis

Type specimens:

  • Steneosaurus bollensis: SNSD uncatalogued. Its type locality is Boll, near Göppingen, which is in a Toarcian marine horizon in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany.
  • Crocodilus altorfinus:
  • Crocodilus cylindrirostris:
  • Engyommasaurus brongniarti:
  • Macrospondylus jaegeri:
  • Mystriosaurus canalifer: Its type locality is Posidonien-Schiefer, Holzmaden, 'Lias epsilon', which is in a Toarcian offshore horizon in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany.
  • Mystriosaurus egertoni: Hessian Landesmuseum Darmstadt and in the collection of the Castle Bayreuth, a set of postcrania (bones and osteoderms of one individual). Its type locality is South-Germany, Berg bei Neumarkt, which is in a Toarcian marine siliciclastic in Germany.
  • Mystriosaurus franconicus: Munich Museum specimen, a set of postcrania (A skull fragment, 13 thoracic vertebrae, some ribs and osteoderms). Its type locality is Mistelgau, Lias epsilon, which is in a Toarcian marine horizon in Germany.
  • Mystriosaurus longipes: Teylers Museum, Haarlem 2742, a skeleton (fairly complete skeleton). Its type locality is Boll, near Göppingen, Teyler Museum collection, which is in a Toarcian marine horizon in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany.
  • Mystriosaurus macrolepidotus: Destroyed with the Munich collection, a partial skeleton (A lower jaw pieces, a rear skull fragment, 7 cervical, 9 vertebrae, cervical and thoracic ribs. Parts of the forelimb. Armor plates, probably everything. From a). Its type locality is Ludwigs Canal, near Berg, which is in a Toarcian marine horizon in Germany.
  • Mystriosaurus mandelslohi: Its type locality is Ohmden (Mandelsloh collection), which is in a Toarcian marine shale in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany.
  • Mystriosaurus muensteri: Originally in the Munich Museum, destroyed in 1944, a skeleton (almost complete skeleton). Its type locality is Posidonien-Schiefer, Holzmaden, 'Lias epsilon', which is in a Toarcian offshore horizon in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany.
  • Mystriosaurus munsteri:
  • Mystriosaurus murkii: Its type locality is Near Banz Monastery, Trimeusel, Mains River, which is in a Toarcian marine horizon in Germany.
  • Mystriosaurus schmidti: Lost specimen, a partial skeleton (collection of pieces from the back of skull, spine, and the front of the forelimb). Its type locality is Region of Boll, near Göppingen, which is in a Toarcian marine horizon in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany.
  • Mystriosaurus senkenbergianus: Now AMNH 5138 (since 1911); originally in the Senckenberg-Museum, a skeleton (Almost complete skeleton). Its type locality is Boll, near Göppingen, Senckenberg-Museum (Frankfurt) collection, which is in a Toarcian marine horizon in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany.
  • Mystriosaurus speciosus: destroyed specimen from the Münster collection of the Munich Museum, a maxilla (4 associated fragments of a maxilla). Its type locality is South-Germany, Berg bei Neumarkt, which is in a Toarcian marine siliciclastic in Germany.
  • Mystriosaurus stukelyi:
  • Mystriosaurus tenuirostris: Its type locality is South-Germany, Berg bei Neumarkt, which is in a Toarcian marine siliciclastic in Germany.
  • Mystriosaurus tiedmanni: Teylers Museum, Haarlem 2743, a skeleton (almost complete skeleton). Its type locality is Boll, near Göppingen, Teyler Museum collection, which is in a Toarcian marine horizon in the Posidonia Shale Formation of Germany.
  • Teleosaurus minimus: BMNH 37991, a partial skeleton (A skull, femur and osteoderms). Its type locality is Ohmden, Würtemberg (BMNH coll), which is in a Toarcian marine siliciclastic in Germany.

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Germany (8 collections), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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