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Mosasauridae

(Family)

Overview

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A Family in the Kingdom Animalia.

Taxonomy

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The Family Mosasauridae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Carinodens

Carinodens is an genus of mosasaur, being approximately 3.5 meters in length it is one of the smallest known. It is widely considered a sister taxon to Globidens. It also had round, blunt teeth for crushing primitive clams and oysters. [more]

Clidastes

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Edestosaurus

Globidens

Hainosaurus

Holosaurus

Leiodon

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Mosasaur

Mosasaurus

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Platecarpus

Plioplatecarpus

Plioplatecarpus is a genus of mosasaur lizard. Like all mosasaurs, it lived in the late Cretaceous period, about 83.5 million years ago. [more]

Plotosaurus

Prognathodon

At least 4 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Prognathodon.

More info about the Genus Prognathodon may be found here.

Sources

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Last Revised: August 22, 2014
2014/08/22 13:21:36