Tylosaurine mosasaurs (Squamata) from the Late Cretaceous of northern Germany

  title={Tylosaurine mosasaurs (Squamata) from the Late Cretaceous of northern Germany},
  author={Jahn J Hornung and Mike Reich},
  journal={Netherlands Journal of Geosciences - Geologie en Mijnbouw},
  pages={55 - 71}
  • J. HornungM. Reich
  • Published 24 November 2014
  • Geography, Environmental Science
  • Netherlands Journal of Geosciences - Geologie en Mijnbouw
Abstract Two genera of tylosaurine mosasaurs, Tylosaurus and Hainosaurus, are recorded for the first time from Germany. Tylosaurus sp. is represented by two isolated tooth crowns, originally described as Mosasaurus? alseni (here considered a nomen dubium) from the latest Santonian–Early Campanian, which are very similar to T. ivoensis and T. gaudryi. The material of Hainosaurus sp. comprises a maxillary with associated postorbitofrontal, two pterygoid teeth and several indeterminate cranial… 

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