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The name, mosasaurs, generally refers to a group of extinct, highly aquatically adapted and large-bodied squamates that lived exclusively during the Late Cretaceous, approximately from 93 to 65 million years ago, in the oceans worldwide. Plioplatecarpines (Plioplatecarpinae) were medium-sized...
Three species of Cretaceous marine squamates are described or redescribed. The first, Pontosaurus ribaguster is described from a relatively complete specimen discovered on Hvar Island, Croatia. Preservation of identifiable nektonic teleosts within the gastric cavity (the first identifiable...