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Liodon Cope 1869 (mosasaur)

Reptilia - Squamata - Mosasauridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 38051

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1869. [On some specimens of extinct reptiles of interest]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 21:123

Parent taxon: Prognathodon according to O. Mateus et al. 2012

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

Subtaxa: Liodon glandiferus, Liodon latispinus, Liodon validus

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Ecology: aquatic carnivore