THE FIRST REPORT OF THE LATE CRETACEOUS MARINE REPTILES (MOSOSAURS) FROM IRAN (ZAGROS BASIN)
|Category||Paleontology and Stratigraphy|
|Location||The 25 Symposium of Geosciences|
|Holding Date||01 July 2007|
For the first time late Cretaceous (Santonian) marine reptiles (Mosasaurs) fossil have been found from Iran۱:country-region>۱:place>. Worldwide distribution of the Mosasaur fossils from Upper Cretaceous layers indicate that this group were abundant in the ocean of that time.