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Teleosaurus asthenodeirus Owen 1842 (marine crocodile)

Reptilia - Loricata - Teleosauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 156237

Full reference: R. Owen. 1842. Report on British fossil reptiles, part II. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 11:60-204

Belongs to Teleosaurus according to R. Owen 1842

Sister taxa: Teleosaurus brevior, Teleosaurus cadomensis, Teleosaurus geoffroyi, Teleosaurus latifrons, Teleosaurus megarhinus, Teleosaurus soemmeringii

Type specimen: Its type locality is Shotover, Oxford (OUM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian marine horizon in the Kimmeridge Clay Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: nektonic carnivore