Echidnocephalus troscheli is an extinct, prehistoric halosaur. Fossils are found from Campanian strata of Westphalia, Germany.[1] The complete and incomplete fossil specimens that have been found suggest an animal already looking very much like modern halosaurs.

Echidnocephalus
Temporal range: Campanian[1]
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Echidnocephalus

von der Marck 1858
Type species
Echidnocephalus troscheli
Species[2]
  • E. americanus Cockerell 1919
  • E. pacificus Cockerell 1919
  • E. troscheli von der Marck 1858

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  1. ^ a b Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. Retrieved 2009-02-27.
  2. ^ Behrensmeyer, A.K.; Turner, A. (2013). "†Echidnocephalus". PalaeoDB. Retrieved 26 November 2017.