Angolasaurus

Name: Angolasaurus ‭(‬Angola lizard‭)‬.
Phonetic: An-go-la-sore-us.
Named By: Miguel Telles Antunes‭ ‬-‭ ‬1964.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Reptilia,‭ ‬Squamata,‭ ‬Mosasauridae,‭ ‬Plioplatecarpinae.
Species: A.‭ ‬bocagei‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: Angola.
Time period: Turonian of the Cretaceous.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Although first discovered in Angola,‭ ‬it‭’‬s entirely plausible that Angolasaurus had a wider distribution since it was a marine creature and had the freedom of the ocean to travel.‭ ‬As a plioplatecarpine mosasaur,‭ ‬Angolasaurus is considered to be related to Platecarpus,‭ ‬Plioplatecarpus and Selmasaurus amongst others.



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