Platycarpus ictericus, … All rights reserved. Modern relatives of mosasaurs include varanid lizards (Komodo dragons, monitor lizards, etc.) The species was just published in March of 2005 and it is known from limited cranial and post-cranial remains. All rights reserved. The first mosasaur fossils were found in the 1770's in a mine in the Netherlands, more than 50 years before the first dinosaur bones were found. + 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D-1-1 U J-1 0 F J-1-1. NO COMPOSITING, FABRICATION OR RESTORATION. Mosasaur was once one of the largest animals that lived. Site by Stage 2 Studios. If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team. 20358 - Well Preserved 2.15 Inch Mosasaur (Prognathodon anceps) Tooth. Its long, streamlined body … OVER 260 PAGES OF REPLICAS AND MORE! We also carry entomology, cryptology, anthropology and forensic skulls. Type: Skulls 20561 - Great 11.18 Inch Halisaurus arambourgi (Mosasaur) Right Hemi-Jaw Late Cretaceous. The tail was the primary means of locomotion. Fossils of this creature are rare and usually are limited to small isolated finds of teeth only.Because of the delicate nature of this creature's skeleton, remains found have been poorly preserved and often are found fragmented and scattered in the formation. This species is the smallest identified mosasaur species from the Oulad Abdoun Basin of Morocco and one of of six species known in the Maastrichtian phosphates of the Ganntour Basin (Morocco). Please note that the amount of cash notes and cash equivalents that can be accepted from a given purchaser may be limited. Phylum: Vertebrates We have cleaned up the plaster Jacket and made it thicker so the piece can be displayed artistically as it is. I have read, understood and agree to Bonhams. THIS SPECIMEN IS EXTREMELY VALUABLE FROM A SCIENTIFIC PERSPECTIVE AS IT HAS NOT BEEN EXTRACTED BY AMATEURS AND ASSEMBLED INTO A HODGE-PODGE "FRANKENSTEIN" DISPLAY PIECE AS OTHER SPECIMENS HAVE THAT HAVE SHOWN UP ON THE MARKET. Our experts are standing by to answer your questions 9 am to 5pm Pacific Time. To discover an associated skeleton like this specimen, WITH ITS ORIGINAL SKULL is extremely rare, THIS IS AN ALL ORIGINAL AND ULTRA-RARE SKELETON AND COMPLETE SKULL OF THE SAME SINGLE MOSASAUR. Mosasaurus Late Cretaceous An apex marine predator of the Late Cretaceous, Mosasaurus was a reptile with a long, sinuous body line and a jaw structure that enabled this formidable beast to open its jaws extremely wide, like those of a snake.