Alternative combination: Lakumasaurus antarcticus
Full reference: F. E. Novas, M. Fernández, Z. B. Gasparini, J. M. Lirio, H. J. Nuñez and P. Puerta. 2002. Lakumasaurus antarcticus, n. gen. et sp., a new mosasaur (Reptilia, Squamata) from the Upper Cretaceous of Antarctica. Ameghiniana 39(2):245-249
See also Novas et al. 2002
Type specimen: IAA 2000-JR-FSM-1, a partial skeleton (Almost complete and articulated skull, rib fragments and isolated vertebrae). Its type locality is Dinosaurio River, Santa Marta Cove, which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian marginal marine sandstone in the Santa Marta Formation of Antarctica.
Ecology: aquatic carnivore
Distribution: found only at Dinosaurio River, Santa Marta Cove
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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