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A NEW SPECIMEN OF THE ELASMOSAURID PLESIOSAUR ZARAFASAURA OCEANIS FROM THE UPPER CRETACEOUS ( MAASTRICHTIAN ) OF MOROCCO

@inproceedings{Lomax2013ANS,
  title={A NEW SPECIMEN OF THE ELASMOSAURID PLESIOSAUR ZARAFASAURA OCEANIS FROM THE UPPER CRETACEOUS ( MAASTRICHTIAN ) OF MOROCCO},
  author={Dean R Lomax and W. Wahl},
  year={2013}
}
  • Dean R Lomax, W. Wahl
  • Published 2013
  • A new specimen of the Moroccan elasmosaurid plesiosaur Zarafasaura oceanis from the Maastrichtian (Upper Cretaceous) phosphate deposits of Morocco is described. A partial skeleton with an associated skull is mounted on display at the Wyoming Dinosaur Center, USA. The short preorbital region of the skull and contact of the squamosal with the parietals, jugal and postorbital, allow for identification to the genus. However, large amounts of the skull and mounted skeleton are reconstructed so… CONTINUE READING
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