(sea creature of Closworth).
Named By: Michela M. Johnson, Mark T. Young & Stephen L. Brusatte. - 2020.
Synonyms: Steneosaurus stephani.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Crocodylomorpha, Crocodyliformes, Metasuchia, Thalattosuchia, Machimosauridae.
Species: C. stephani (type).
Known locations: England - Cornbrash Formation.
Time period: Middle Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
is a genus of thalattosuchian
(sea crocodile) that lived in
European seas during the mid Jurassic. Clovesuurdameredeor
another genus established after a major revision of the Steneosaurus
genus that took place in 2020.
- Gharial skull from the Cornbrash of Closworth. - Proceedings of the Dorset Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club, 1877, p. 29. - J. W. Hulke - 1877.
- The phylogenetics of Teleosauroidea (Crocodylomorpha, Thalattosuchia) and implications for their ecology and evolution. - PeerJ. 8: e9808. - Michela M. Johnson, Mark T. Young & Stephen L. Brusatte. - 2020.