Teleosauridae


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Teleosauridae

[¦tel·ē·ə′sȯr·ə‚dē]
(paleontology)
A family of Jurassic reptiles in the order Crocodilia characterized by a long snout and heavy armor.
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See also Fraas (1901, 1902) and Teleosauridae Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, 1831 (Steneosaurus Geoffroy, 1825).
ADAMS-TRESMAN (1987) analyzed the Middle Jurassic (Callovian) Teleosauridae Steneosaurus and Mycterosuchus of Central England by using 12 cranial measurements and 8 quotients and could restrict the number to two clearly distinct species: Steneosaurus leedsi Andrews, 1909 and St.