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A memoir on Mosasaurus and the three allied new genera, Holcodus, Conosaurus, and Amphorosteus

A memoir on Mosasaurus and the three allied new genera, Holcodus, Conosaurus, and Amphorosteus

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mosasauridae.,
  • Reptiles, Fossil.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert W. Gibbes.
    SeriesSmithsonian contributions to knowledge -- v. 2, art. 5, Smithsonian Institution publication -- 14, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- 14.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination13 p.
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22223321M

    a. three coffin-sized stone slabs used as an altar b. a vertical sighting stone and two, horizon stones c. two, upright stones capped by a lintel d. three, concentric rings of ditches e. none of these. As you can see the Mosasaurus was a stunning reptile. During the K/T Extinction; the reptile disappeared as with many other animals of this period. It was the king of the oceans at one point but even the strongest creatures cant compete with the forces of nature. This reptile.

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A memoir on Mosasaurus and the three allied new genera, Holcodus, Conosaurus, and Amphorosteus Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A memoir on Mosasaurus and the three allied new genera, Holcodus, Conosaurus, and Amphorosteus. [Robert W Gibbes]. Memoir on Mosasaurus and the three allied new genera, Holcodus, Conosaurus, and Amphorosteus. [Washington: Smithsonian Institution, ] (DLC)s (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

Gibbs, R. W.,A memoir of Mosasaurus and the three allied new genera, Holcodus, Conosaurus, and Amphorosteus: Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, v. 2, article 5, p. (Amphorosteus brumbyi (nomen vanum), Holcodus acutidens (nomen vanum), Mosasaurus caroliniensis (nomen vanum), Mosasaurus couperi (nomen vanum)).

This book focuses on the dinosaur known as the mosasaurus. While the e-book is short and lacks some of the interaction of other apps for kids, it provides excellent reading experiences for young children. Designed for agesusers choose from the standard read-to-me, read-it-myself, and autoplay modes.4/5(2).

(shelved 8 times as holocaust-memoirs) avg rating — 2, ratings — published   The name Mosasaurus (pronounced MOE-zah-SORE-usis) is partly derived from the Latin word Mosa (the Meuse River), and the second half of the name comes from the word Sauros, which is Greek for ocean-dwelling creature is from the late Cretaceous period (70 to 65 million years ago).

It's distinguishing characteristics included a blunt, alligator-like head, fin on the end of its tail. Mosasaurus was a late mosasaur (a type of aquatic, finned, giant predatory lizard from the Cretaceous period). The type species, Mosasaurus hoffmanni, was found in the Netherlands in It was named in by W.D.

Conybeare. The type species (M. hoffmanni) is estimated to have been able to attain lengths of up to 56 feet (17m) long. Mosasaurus had four paddle-like limbs on a long Class: Reptillia. Heidi wrote: "Actually, I see that you are a librarian. If you have any questions, you could contact the person who created this list." Dara S.

is the creator of this list, but the list dates from January Hardcover; Publisher: US Holocaust Memorial Museum () ASIN: BHPVMWC Package Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: 1 pounds Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a review Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #19, in Books (See Top in Books)Manufacturer: US Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Mosasaurus sp. Locality: Kansas Formation: Weskan Shale Skull Length: m (4 feet) Price: Contact Us This is the only Mosasaurus known from Kansas and almost certainly represents a new species. Its sharp teeth differentiate it from its known contemporary, for details. Full text of "Bibliography of American natural history for the year " See other formats 0.

6,3, Mr '. A memoir on Mosasaurus and the three allied hew genera, Holcodus, Conosaurus, and Amphorosteus. — Smiths. Contr. to Know!., n. (80 Amphorosteus (n. Mosasaurus This illustration is available as a printable black and white colouring sheet.

Just click here and right click on the image that opens in a new window and save to your computer. Name: Mosasaurus ‭(‬Meuse lizard‭ ‬-‭ ‬after the Meuse River‭)‬. Phonetic: Moe-za-sore-us. Named By: William Daniel Conybeare‭ ‬-‭ ‬‭ (‬Gideon Mantell added the species name.

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What is the file format generated from scilab screen dumps to verify the. NEW INFORMATION: In his recent book, Mulder (; pers. comm. ), reported that the first mosasaur skull, somewhat less complete than the type specimen of Mosasaurus hoffmanni Mantellwas actually discovered innear St.

Pietersburg, Maastricht and is still on exhibit in the the Teylers Museum, in Haarlem (No. TM ). Mosasaurus could reach 50 feet long and is estimated to have weighed 15 tons. It was from the Late Cretaceous and lived mya. It is recognized for a blunt head that resembles an alligator and the tail fin that was present in some mosasaurs.

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Mahjong, also spelled majiang, mah jongg, and numerous other variants, is a game that originated in China. It is commonly played by four players (with some three-player variations found in. The new taxon was referred to as Clidastes moorevillensis for the first time by Bell () in his unpublished dissertation.

The name Clidastes moorevillensis was subsequently used in the. Mosasaurs -- an extinct group of aquatic reptiles that thrived during the Late Cretaceous period -- possibly were "endotherms," or warm-blooded creatures. Mosasurs were large aquatic reptiles that.

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What do these projects have in common? Or a better question may be: Are these really two sides of the same .The Mosasaurs. The mosasaurs are one of the most spectacular success stories of the Mesozoic.‭ ‬In a period of time spanning less than‭ ‬35‭ ‬million years,‭ ‬they went from very small semi aquatic lizards to the apex predators of the world’s oceans.‭ ‬This success comes from the mosasaurs ability to rapidly adapt to a variety of aquatic habitats while at the same time.