Tylosaurus laticaudus Marsh 1870 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

Alternative combination: Leiodon laticaudus

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1870. On a number of vertebrae of a new Dinosaurian from the Cretaceous green sand near Barnsboro. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 22:2-3

Belongs to Tylosaurus according to O. P. Hay 1902

See also Marsh 1870

Sister taxa: Elliptonodon, Elliptonodon compressus, Tylosaurus bernardi, Tylosaurus dyspelor, Tylosaurus gaudryi, Tylosaurus ivoensis, Tylosaurus kansasensis, Tylosaurus nepaeolicus, Tylosaurus pembinensis, Tylosaurus perlatus, Tylosaurus proriger, Tylosaurus saskatchewanensis, Tylosaurus zangerli, Hainosaurus neumilleri

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hornerstown area (Hornerstown Fm.) (PROXY), which is in a Maastrichtian marginal marine marl in the Hornerstown Formation of New Jersey

Ecology: aquatic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Hornerstown area (Hornerstown Fm.) (PROXY)

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