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Praefectus posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionI have been reading up on Moroccan mosasaurs and one point of confusion that I have run into is differentiating teeth from Prognathodon anceps and Prognathodon giganteus. There seems to be a great deal of overlap in their descriptions and occasional contradictions in the scientific literature. The first issue I’ve noticed is that there seems to be a great deal of confusion over what to even call the two species. Leiodon anceps (Owen, 1841-1845) was based on two tooth fragments and a section of jawbone. The genus was renamed Liodon by Agassiz (1846) because the
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil News'Last African dinosaur' discovered in Moroccan mine University of Bath, May 3, 2017 http://www.bath.ac.uk/research/news/2017/05/03/last-african-dino/ https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170503213550.htm Morocco dinosaur fossil find 'like winning the lottery' Irvine Times - May 4, 2017 http://www.irvinetimes.com/news/15264325.Morocco_dinosaur_fossil_find____like_winning_the_lottery___/ African T. rex was one of last dinosaurs alive before extinction New Scientist - May 3, 2017 https://www.newscientist.com/article/2129767-