Named By: Michela M.Johnson, Mark T. Young & Stephen L. Brusatte - 2020.
Synonyms: Steneosaurus durobrivensis, Steneosaurus hulkei.
Classification: Chordata, Reptilia, Thalattosuchia, Machimosauridae, Machimosaurinae.
Species: N. edwardsi (type).
Known locations: France - Marnes de Dives. UK - Oxford Clay.
Time period: Mid Jurassic.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.
is a genus of thalattosuchian
that lived in the waters of Europe during
the mid Jurassic. The establishment of the Neosteneosaurus
born out of a major review of the old Steneosaurus
genus which for a
long time was treated as a wastebasket formed fossils that had a basic
superficial likeness to one another.
- 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.