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Johan Lindgren

Johan Lindgren

Senior lecturer

Johan Lindgren

Danish mosasaurs

Author

  • Johan Lindgren
  • J W M Jagt

Summary, in English

Presented are the first formal descriptions of mosasaur remains of Maastrichtian age from the Danish mainland (Jylland, Sjaelland); just two taxa are recognised, viz. Mosasaurus cf. hoffmanni and Plioplatecarpus sp. Recent finds include an association of skeletal fragments, inclusive of a single marginal tooth crown, from within 10 metres or so of the K/T boundary near Holtug, Stevns Klint (Sjaelland, eastern Denmark), here assigned to Plioplatecarpus sp. A brief review of previous records of Danish mosasaurs is added.

Department/s

  • Lithosphere and Biosphere Science

Publishing year

2005

Language

English

Pages

315-320

Publication/Series

Netherlands Journal of Geosciences-Geologie en Mijnbouw

Volume

84

Issue

3

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

VEENMAN DRUKKERS

Topic

  • Geology

Keywords

  • Phoplatecarpus
  • Mosasaurus
  • Denmark
  • Cretaceous
  • Maastrichtian

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 0016-7746