Elasmosaurid Phylogeny and Paleobiogeography, with a Reappraisal of Aphrosaurus furlongi from the Maastrichtian of the Moreno Formation

@article{Ogorman2020ElasmosauridPA,
  title={Elasmosaurid Phylogeny and Paleobiogeography, with a Reappraisal of Aphrosaurus furlongi from the Maastrichtian of the Moreno Formation},
  author={J. P. O'gorman},
  journal={Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology},
  year={2020},
  volume={39}
}
ABSTRACT The holotype of the elasmosaurid Aphrosaurus furlongi from the Maastrichtian levels of the Moreno Formation is redescribed and considered a valid species based on one autapomorphy, a deep trough in the ventral surface of vertebral centra of the posterior cervicals, and the following combination of features: wide and short clavicle-interclavicle complex with concave anterior border and without posterior medial process or medial ventral keel, humerus with anterior depression, and… Expand
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