Rib fracture in Prognathodon saturator (Mosasauridae, Late Cretaceous)

Title

Rib fracture in Prognathodon saturator (Mosasauridae, Late Cretaceous)

Creator

Schulp A S; Walenkamp Ghim; Hofman P A M; Rothschild B M; Jagt J W M

Publisher

Netherlands Journal of Geosciences-Geologie En Mijnbouw

Date

2004
2004-12

Description

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.

Subject

Cretaceous; fracture; Geology; mosasaurs; netherlands; Pathology; Prognathodon; stress; The Netherlands

Format

Journal Article

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Rights

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Pages

251-254

Issue

4

Volume

83

Citation

Schulp A S; Walenkamp Ghim; Hofman P A M; Rothschild B M; Jagt J W M, “Rib fracture in Prognathodon saturator (Mosasauridae, Late Cretaceous),” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed June 23, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/7117.

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