Reassessment and Reassignment of the Early Maastrichtian Mosasaur Hainosaurus bernardi Dollo, 1885, to Tylosaurus Marsh, 1872

@article{JimnezHuidobro2016ReassessmentAR,
  title={Reassessment and Reassignment of the Early Maastrichtian Mosasaur Hainosaurus bernardi Dollo, 1885, to Tylosaurus Marsh, 1872},
  author={Paulina Jim{\'e}nez-Huidobro and Michael Wayne Caldwell},
  journal={Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology},
  year={2016},
  volume={36}
}
ABSTRACT Redescription of Hainosaurus bernardi Dollo, 1885a, from the early Maastrichtian of the Ciply Phosphatic Chalk of Belgium, results in a reassignment of the taxon to the genus Tylosaurus Marsh, 1872, because the genus Hainosaurus cannot be diagnosed independent of Tylosaurus. The diagnosis of Hainosaurus bernardi by Dollo, 1885a, is reviewed, and the two incomplete and poorly preserved specimens assigned to the taxon are compared with recognized species of Tylosaurus. Hainosaurus was… 

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