Definition of Mosasaurus. Meaning of Mosasaurus. Synonyms of Mosasaurus

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Definition of Mosasaurus

Mosasaurus
Mosasaurus Mos`a*sau"rus, n. [NL., fr. L. Mosa the River Meuse (on which Meastricht is situated) + Gr. ? a lizard.] (Paleon.) A genus of extinct marine reptiles allied to the lizards, but having the body much elongated, and the limbs in the form of paddles. The first known species, nearly fifty feet in length, was discovered in Cretaceous beds near Maestricht, in the Netherlands. [Written also Mososaurus.]

Meaning of Mosasaurus from wikipedia

- when he named it Mosasaurus in reference to its origin in fossil deposits near the Meuse River. The relationships between Mosasaurus and modern reptiles...
- Maëstricht was not actually named Mosasaurus ('Meuse reptile') until 1822 and not given its full species name, Mosasaurus hoffmannii, until 1829. Several...
- to rush to get the ride finished for the busy summer tourist season. Mosasaurus, an aquatic reptile that appeared in the films, is digitally featured...
- cl****ified as part of the Mosasaurinae subfamily, alongside genera like Mosasaurus and Clidastes. Prognathodon has been recovered from deposits ranging in...
- in Jur****ic World. In Jur****ic World, a Mosasaurus inhabited a lagoon and had its own show, the "Mosasaurus Feeding Show", in which it was fed great...
- Hainosaurus (Haino from the river Haine, where it was first discovered, and saurus, from Gr**** sauros, meaning lizard) is an extinct genus of marine reptiles...
- visitors is called the Hammond Creation Lab. An enormous lagoon where the Mosasaurus lives forms the centerpiece of the visitor complex, around which the hotels...
- Maastrichtian in age. Its fossils were first described in the 1930s as Mosasaurus nigeriensis, but subsequent remains revealed a highly unique set of adaptations...
- Coleophora mosasaurus is a moth of the family Coleophoridae. It is found in the Chinese provinces of Shaanxi and Qinghai and in Turkmenistan. The wingspan...
- many of the visitors, including Zara who is later devoured by the park's Mosasaurus. Gray and Zach find Owen and Claire at the resort as armed personnel shoot...
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