Selmasaurus russelli type locality (Cretaceous to of the United States)

Where: Alabama (32.9° N, 87.8° W: paleocoordinates 35.4° N, 59.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Mooreville Chalk Formation (Selma Group), Late/Upper Santonian to Late/Upper Santonian (85.8 - 70.6 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Primary reference: K. R. Wright and S. W. Shannon. 1988. Selmasaurus russelli, a new plioplatecarpine mosasaur (Squamata, Mosasauridae) from Alabama. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 8(1):102-107 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 84188: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 23.09.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Squamata - Mosasauridae
Selmasaurus russelli n. gen. n. sp.
Selmasaurus russelli n. gen. n. sp. Wright and Shannon 1988 mosasaur