Tooth-on-tooth interlocking occlusion suggests macrophagy in the mesozoic marine crocodylomorph dakosaurus.

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Metriorhynchidae was a peculiar but long-lived group of marine Mesozoic crocodylomorphs adapted to a pelagic lifestyle. Recent discoveries show that metriorhynchids evolved a wide range of craniodental morphotypes and inferred feeding strategies. One genus, Dakosaurus, is arguably the most aberrant marine crocodylomorph due to its large, robust, ziphodont… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ar.22491

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@article{Young2012ToothontoothIO, title={Tooth-on-tooth interlocking occlusion suggests macrophagy in the mesozoic marine crocodylomorph dakosaurus.}, author={Mark T Young and Stephen L. Brusatte and Brian Beatty and Marco Brandalise de Andrade and Julia Brenda Desojo}, journal={Anatomical record}, year={2012}, volume={295 7}, pages={1147-58} }