New Nothosaurus skulls from the Lower Muschelkalk of the western Lower Saxony Basin (Winterswijk, the Netherlands) shed new light on the status of Nothosaurus winterswijkensis

@article{Albers2011NewNS,
  title={New Nothosaurus skulls from the Lower Muschelkalk of the western Lower Saxony Basin (Winterswijk, the Netherlands) shed new light on the status of Nothosaurus winterswijkensis},
  author={Paul C. H. Albers},
  journal={Netherlands Journal of Geosciences - Geologie en Mijnbouw},
  year={2011},
  volume={90},
  pages={15 - 22}
}
  • P. Albers
  • Published 1 August 2011
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • Netherlands Journal of Geosciences - Geologie en Mijnbouw
Abstract Three nothosaur skulls from the Lower Muschelkalk (Lower Anisian) locality of Winterswijk, the Netherlands, were recently acquired by museum Twentse Welle (Enschede) and have thereby become available for scientific description. Thus, these skulls had been identified as Nothosaurus winterswijkensis, but upon examination these skulls challenge the status of this Nothosaurus species. All diagnostic characters are somehow discredited, but the material can also not be unequivocably be… 
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