A NEW ELASMOSAURID PLESIOSAUR FROM THE LOWER CRETACEOUS OF QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

@inproceedings{Kear2005ANE,
  title={A NEW ELASMOSAURID PLESIOSAUR FROM THE LOWER CRETACEOUS OF QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA},
  author={Benjamin P. Kear},
  year={2005}
}
  • B. Kear
  • Published 30 December 2005
  • Environmental Science
Abstract A nearly complete but badly crushed elasmosaurid plesiosaur skull is described from the Upper Albian Toolebuc Formation of northern Queensland, Australia. The specimen has a long history, being previously referred to the Australian Aptian genus ‘Woolungasaurus’ (considered a nomen dubium), as well as provisionally to Elasmosauridae gen. et sp. nov., and most recently to Tuarangisaurus (Campanian-Maastrichtian, New Zealand and potentially Patagonia). The present assessment alternatively… 

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