The North African Mosasaur Globidens phosphaticus from the Maastrichtian of Angola

@article{Polcyn2010TheNA,
  title={The North African Mosasaur Globidens phosphaticus from the Maastrichtian of Angola},
  author={Michael J. Polcyn and Louis L Jacobs and Anne S. Schulp and Oct{\'a}vio Mateus},
  journal={Historical Biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={22},
  pages={175 - 185}
}
New mosasaur fossils from Maastrichtian beds at Bentiaba, Angola, representing elements of the skull and postcranial axial skeleton from two individuals of the durophagous genus Globidens, are reported. Based on dental morphology, specifically the inflated posterior surface and vertical sulci, the Bentiaba specimens are identified as Globidens phosphaticus, a species defined by characters of a composite dentition from the Maastrichtian of Morocco. Comparisons indicate that G. phosphaticus is… Expand
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