Project 574: T. Konishi, M. W. Caldwell. 2011. Two New Plioplatecarpine (Squamata, Mosasauridae) Genera from the Upper Cretaceous of North America, and a Global Phylogenetic Analysis of Plioplatecarpines. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. 31 (4):754-783.

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M93450

Taxonomic name
Platecarpus planifrons

Specimen
Platecarpus planifrons (MSC:9515)

Specimen notes
Isolated frontal with anterior and posterior extremities slightly broken. From Montgomery County, central Alabama, Eutaw Formation (Tombigbee Sand Member), middle Santonian in age.

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Bibliographic Reference
Konishi, T. 2008. Southernmost occurrence of Platecarpus planifrons (Squamata: Mosasauridae) from the Tombigbee Sand Member (middle Santonian) of Alabama, USA, and a revised biostratigraphy of the genus. Proceedings of the Second Mosasaur Meeting. pp. 106-114, Everhart, M. J. ed. Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas.

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