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THE ELASMOSAURID PLESIOSAUR ARISTONECTES CABRERA FROM THE LATEST CRETACEOUS OF SOUTH AMERICA AND ANTARCTICA
Abstract Aristonectes parvidens Cabrera, 1941, and Morturneria seymourensis (Chatterjee and Small, 1989), two plesiosaurs from the Maastrichtian of South America and Antarctica whose phylogeneticalExpand
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A NEW ICHTHYOSAUR FROM THE UPPER JURASSIC LITHOGRAPHIC LIMESTONES OF BAVARIA
Abstract Two ichthyosaurian specimens from the Upper Jurassic lithographic limestones of Bavaria, namely an almost complete skeleton with soft tissue impression and another partial one, are describedExpand
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a new elasmosaurid plesiosaur from the Lower Jurassic of southern France
Plesiosaurus tournemirensis Sciau, Crochet and Mattei, based on a nearly complete skeleton with skull from the Upper Toarcian (Lower Jurassic) of Tournemire (Aveyron Department, southern France), isExpand
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High Diversity in Cretaceous Ichthyosaurs from Europe Prior to Their Extinction
Background Ichthyosaurs are reptiles that inhabited the marine realm during most of the Mesozoic. Their Cretaceous representatives have traditionally been considered as the last survivors of a groupExpand
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Extinction events among Mesozoic marine reptiles
Marine reptiles are an adaptive assemblage including a mosaic of forms with fully marine groups (ichthyosaurs, “nothosaurs”;, plesiosaurs, placodonts, thalattosaurs and hupehsuchians), as well asExpand
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Extinction of fish-shaped marine reptiles associated with reduced evolutionary rates and global environmental volatility
Despite their profound adaptations to the aquatic realm and their apparent success throughout the Triassic and the Jurassic, ichthyosaurs became extinct roughly 30 million years before theExpand
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A new azhdarchid pterosaur from the Late Cretaceous phosphates of Morocco
Abstract A large azhdarchid pterosaur is described from the Late Maastrichtian phosphatic deposits of the Oulad Abdoun Basin, near Khouribga (central Morocco). The material consists of five closelyExpand
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Mesozoic marine reptile palaeobiogeography in response to drifting plates
Abstract During the Mesozoic, various groups of reptiles underwent a spectacular return to an aquatic life, colonizing most marine environments. They were highly diversified both systematically andExpand
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A new mosasauroid (Squamata) from the Late Cretaceous (Turonian) of Morocco
Abstract Tethysaurus nopcsai gen. et sp. nov. is described on the basis of both cranial and postcranial material from the Late Cretaceous (Early Turonian) of the Goulmima region, southern Morocco.Expand
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A new species of Halisaurus from the Late Cretaceous phosphates of Morocco, and the phylogenetical relationships of the Halisaurinae (Squamata: Mosasauridae)
A new species of the basal mosasaurid Halisaurus from the Late Cretaceous (Late Maastrichtian) of the Oulad Abdoun Phosphate Basin of Morocco is described on the basis of both cranial and postcranialExpand
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