publication . Article . 1883

On the Dinosaurs from the Maastricht Beds

H. G. Seeley;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 1883 Journal: Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, volume 39, pages 246-253 (issn: 0370-291X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Geological Society of London
Abstract
In 1871 the Geological Department of the British Museum acquired the celebrated collection formed by Professor van Breda at Haarlem. It was especially rich in the remains of fossil reptiles from Maastricht; and among the bones of Mosasaurus were arranged five other specimens, which Mr. William Davies, F.G.S., soon recognized as Dinosaurian. So far as is at present known, these are the most recent evidences of the Dinosaurian order in geological time; and in view of this fact, I am happy in having the permission of Dr. Henry Woodward, F.R.S., the Keeper of the Department, to offer the Geological Society some account of the structure of the last known survivors of...
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free text keywords: Mosasaurus, biology.organism_classification, biology, Paleontology, Geology, Megalosaurus, Ancient history, Orthomerus, Breda
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