Louis Gentil (Cretaceous of Morocco)

Where: Morocco (32.3° N, 8.5° W: paleocoordinates 24.6° N, 9.0° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: B12 Member, Late/Upper Maastrichtian (70.6 - 66.0 Ma)

• B12 level, Maastrichtian

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Reposited in the MNHN

Primary reference: E. W. A. Mulder, N. Bardet, P. Godefroit and J. W. M. Jagt. 2000. Elasmosaur remains from the Maastrichtian type area, and a review of latest Cretaceous elasmosaurs (Reptilia, Plesiosauroidea). Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturalles de Belgique, Sciences de la Terre 70:161-178 [R. Benson/R. Benson/P. Mannion]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 143257: authorized by Roger Benson, entered by Roger Benson on 22.04.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Sauropterygia - Elasmosauridae
Plesiosaurus mauritanicus n. sp. Arambourg 1952 elasmosaur