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Prognathodon overtoni Williston 1897 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 186047

Alternative combinations: Ancylocentrum overtoni, Brachysaurus overtoni

Belongs to Prognathodon according to F. Fanti et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Liodon, Prognathodon compressidens, Prognathodon crassartus, Prognathodon currii, Prognathodon giganteus, Prognathodon kianda, Prognathodon lutugini, Prognathodon mosasauroides, Prognathodon rapax, Prognathodon saturator, Prognathodon sectorius, Prognathodon solvayi, Prognathodon waiparaensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cheyenne River in Custer County, which is in a Campanian marine shale in the Pierre Shale Formation of South Dakota

Ecology: aquatic carnivore