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Dallasaurus Bell and Polcyn 2005 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 122597

Full reference: G. L. Bell and M. J. Polcyn. 2005. Dallasaurus turneri, a new primitive mosasauroid from the Middle Turonian of Texas and comments on the phylogeny of Mosasauridae (Squamata). Netherlands Journal of Geosciences 84(3):177-194

Parent taxon: Mosasaurinae according to G. L. Bell and M. J. Polcyn 2005

Sister taxa: Clidastes, Clidastes liodontus, Clidastes moorevillensis, Globidensini, Leiodontini, Mosasaurini, Plesiotylosaurus, Plotosaurini

Subtaxa: Dallasaurus turneri

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore