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Rib fracture in Prognathodon saturator (Mosasauridae, Late Cretaceous)

  • A.S. Schulp (a1) (a2), G.H.I.M. Walenkamp (a3), P.A.M. Hofman (a3), B.M. Rothschild (a4) (a5) and J.W.M. Jagt (a1)...

Abstract

Two unusual bumps occur on the internal surface of a rib of the marine reptile Prognathodon saturator from the Upper Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) of Maastricht, The Netherlands. These bumps are interpreted as stress fractures, possibly related to agonistic behaviour.

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* Corresponding author: Anne Schulp; e-mail: anne.schulp@maastricht.nl

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Rib fracture in Prognathodon saturator (Mosasauridae, Late Cretaceous)

  • A.S. Schulp (a1) (a2), G.H.I.M. Walenkamp (a3), P.A.M. Hofman (a3), B.M. Rothschild (a4) (a5) and J.W.M. Jagt (a1)...

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