Origin of cretaceous
OTHER WORDS FROM cretaceouscre·ta·ceous·ly, adverbnon·cre·ta·ceous, adjectivepost·cre·ta·ceous, adjectivesu·per·cre·ta·ceous, adjective
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The black market trade in fossils stolen from the richest Cretaceous fossil locality in the world has prompted a crackdown.Stopping the Million-Dollar Fossil Thieves: Illegal Trade Meets World of Insatiable Research|Scott Bixby|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This shallow-water phase existed throughout Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous times.The Principles of Stratigraphical Geology|J. E. Marr
Marls and limestones with fossils of an Eocene facies overlie the Cretaceous rocks on the Gabun.
Other Ornithosaurs, such as Ornithocheirus from the Cretaceous rocks, have the neck much more massive.
There are two remarkable modifications of the early dorsal vertebræ in some of the Cretaceous Pterodactyles.
Cretaceous Ornithosaurs sometimes differ from birds apparently in admitting the quadrato-jugal bone into the orbit.