Evidence of thalattosuchian crocodylomorphs in the Portland Stone Formation (Late Jurassic) of England, and a discussion on Cretaceous teleosauroids

@article{Young2020EvidenceOT,
  title={Evidence of thalattosuchian crocodylomorphs in the Portland Stone Formation (Late Jurassic) of England, and a discussion on Cretaceous teleosauroids},
  author={Mark T. Young and Sven Sachs},
  journal={Historical Biology},
  year={2020},
  volume={33},
  pages={1473 - 1476}
}
  • M. YoungS. Sachs
  • Published 2 January 2020
  • Geography, Environmental Science
  • Historical Biology
ABSTRACT We report the first definite specimen of a thalattosuchian crocodylomorph from the Portland Stone Formation of England. This specimen (an isolated tooth crown) can be referred to the teleosauroid genus Machimosaurus based on its conical shape, distinctive enamel ornamentation and lack of carinae. Understanding the faunal composition of the Portland Stone Formation is key to elucidating the distinct shift in crocodylomorph taxa that occurred during the Tithonian-to-Berriasian in Europe… 

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