A New Hypothesis of the Phylogenetic Relationships of the Tylosaurinae (Squamata: Mosasauroidea)

@article{JimnezHuidobro2019ANH,
  title={A New Hypothesis of the Phylogenetic Relationships of the Tylosaurinae (Squamata: Mosasauroidea)},
  author={Paulina Jim{\'e}nez-Huidobro and Michael Wayne Caldwell},
  journal={Frontiers in Earth Science},
  year={2019}
}
Tylosaurinae Williston, 1897, is reconstructed in most analyses as the sister group of the Plioplatecarpinae Dollo, 1884. The most distinctive characteristic of the group is an elongate edentulous rostrum on the premaxilla. Members of the tylosaurine subfamily are divided into two genera: Tylosaurus Marsh, 1872, and Taniwhasaurus Hector, 1874. When all arguably valid tylosaurine species are included in a single phylogenetic analysis, some clades are well supported, i.e., the clade formed by T… 

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