Teeth - Mosasaur beaugei- 500 mm

Teeth - Mosasaur beaugei- 500 mm
Upper Cretaceous, 80 million years, Morocco, Qued-Zem

Mosasauridae ars also called ‘lizards of the Meuse river’ and
are related to extinct sea reptiles of the Squamata order. The family name derives from the Meuse river (Mosa in Latin), as the first mosasaur fossils were found in limestone pits near Maastricht in 1766. These sea reptiles could grow up to 16 meters long. The piece on offer is an entirely natural specimen (most pieces on offer are composites) and consists of four entire teeth (with root) and a partial tooth.

is a genus of Mosasaur, a group of extinct sauri that lived in the sea. The first fossil remains were found near Maastricht in the South of the Netherlands inside Mount Saint Peter, which lies at the banks of the Meuse river (Mosa in Latin).

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