List of mosasaur-bearing stratigraphic units

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This is a list of stratigraphic units from which mosasaur body fossils have been recovered. Units listed are all either formation rank or higher (e.g. group). Formations are listed by continent, and alphabetically within the individual lists.

Africa

Name Age Location Genera and species
Bentiaba River[1] Maastrichtian
Bololo[5] Maastrichtian
Dukamaje Formation[6] Maastrichtian
Duwi Formation[8] Maastrichtian
Farin-Doutchi Formation[10] Maastrichtian
Ouled Abdoun Basin[8] Maastrichtian
Tadi Beds Formation[15] Cretaceous
Umzamba Formation[16] Santonian

Antarctica

Name Age Location Genera and species
Santa Marta Formation[17] Late Campanian
Snow Hill Island Formation[18] Maastrichtian

Asia

Name Age Location Genera and species
Adaffa Formation[19] Early Campanian
Amminadav Formation[20] Early Cenomanian
Davutlar Formation[21] Late Maastrichtian
Izumi Group[22] Late Campanian - Maastrichtian
Kashima Formation[24] Late Santonian
Mishash Formation[25] Campanian
Muwaddar Chalk Marl Formation[26] Maastrichtian
Phosphorite Unit Formation[27] Maastrichtian
Syria (various localities)[29] Late Campanian

Europe

Name Age Location Genera and species
Ahlen Formation[30] Late Campanian
Argille di Viano Formation[31] Cretaceous
Baculites Limestone Formation[32] Late Maastrichtian
Bakla Hill[33] Maastrichtian
Båstad Basin[34] Campanian
Chalk Group[35] Cenomanian
Craie de Ciply Formation[8] Maastrichtian
Craie de Meudon Formation[37] Late Campanian
Craie de Spiennes Formation[38] Late Campanian
Danish White Chalk Formation[39] Maastrichtian
Glauconie de Lonzée Formation[40] Santonian
Gulpen Formation[41] Late Campanian - Maastrichtian
Grünsandstein Formation[43] Cenomanian
Kajlâka Formation[44] Late Maastrichtian
Kristianstad Basin[45] Santonian - Maastrichtian
Lagerdorf Formation[50] Late Santonian
Maastricht Formation[51] Maastrichtian
Nay Marls Formation[8] Early Campanian - Late Maastrichtian
Opoka Formation[52] Late Campanian - Late Maastrichtian
Polunino[53] Late Campanian Volgograd Oblast
Raspay Formation[54] Late Maastrichtian
Rybushka Formation[55] Early Campanian Saratov Oblast
Scaglia Rossa Formation[56] Late Campanian - Maastrichtian
Scaglia Rossa Veneta Formation[57] Early Turonian
Trevino[58] Maastrichtian
Vitoria Formation[59] Late Campanian
Vomb Trough[47] Santonian - Maastrichtian

North America

Name Age Location Genera and species
Arcadia Park Shale Formation[61] Middle Turonian Texas
Bearpaw Shale Formation[62] Late Campanian Alberta, Saskatchewan

Montana

Black Creek Group[66] Campanian North Carolina
Blufftown Formation[67] Campanian Georgia
Cerro del Pueblo Formation[68] Late Campanian
Eutaw Formation[69] Early Campanian Alabama, Mississippi
Hornerstown Formation[70] Maastrichtian New Jersey
Kamp Ranch Limestone Formation[73] Middle Turonian Texas
Lewis Shale Formation[74] Campanian Colorado
Mancos Shale Formation[75] Early Campanian Colorado
Marshalltown Formation[76] Middle Campanian New Jersey
Merchantville Formation[77] Early Campanian - Maastrichtian New Jersey, Delaware
Mesaderve Formation[80] Campanian Wyoming
Mooreville Chalk Formation[82] Late Santonian Alabama
Moreno Formation[84] Maastrichtian California
Mount Laurel Formation[87] Maastrichtian New Jersey, Delaware
Navesink Formation[88] Maastrichtian New Jersey
New Egypt Formation[92] Late Maastrichtian New Jersey
Niobrara Formation[94] Coniacian - Campanian Kansas
Ojinaga Formation[96] Turonian
Owl Creek Formation[97] Late Maastrichtian Missouri
Pen Formation[98] Middle Santonian Texas
Pender Formation[99] Late Santonian British Columbia
Pierre Shale Formation[100] Campanian Nebraska, South Dakota

Manitoba

Ripley Formation[106] Late Campanian Tennessee
Selma Formation[82] Santonian Alabama, Mississippi
Severn Formation[107] Maastrichtian Maryland
St. Mary River Formation[108] Campanian Alberta
Tar Heel Formation[109] Early Campanian North Carolina
Vermillion River Formation[110] Campanian Manitoba
Wolfe City Formation[111] Middle Campanian Texas

Oceania

Name Age Location Genera and species
Conway Formation[112] Campanian
Laidmore Formation[113] Campanian - Maastrichtian
Miria Marl Formation[114] Maastrichtian
Molecap Greensand Formation[114] Cenomanian - Santonian
Tahora Formation[116] Campanian - Maastrichtian

South America

Name Age Location Genera and species
Olini Group, Nivel de Lutitas y Arenas[117] Campanian
Roca Formation[118] Maastrichtian
Brazil (various localities)[119] Late Turonian - Early Coniacian
La Frontera Formation[120] Late Turonian
Vivian Formation[121] Santonian

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