List of references by intial letter. Not all the references are complete or correct. If you have more or better information, please let me know.

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Dames, H. V. ; 1895; Die Plesiosaurier der suddeutschen Liasformaiton; Abh. Preuáßá. Wiss; pp.1-82:
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Damone, George 'Buck' ; 1994; Perry, the story of a Pliosaur discovery; MAPS Digest; 17:4: pp.121-125:
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Deecke, H. V. ; 1896; Uber saurier-reste aud dem Quiriquina-Schichten; Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Geologie und Paläontologie; 10: pp.32-63:
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Dekay, James Ellesworth ; 1833; Observations on a fossil jaw of a species of gavial, from west Jersey; Ann. Lyc. Nat. Hist. N.Y.; 3: pp.156-165:
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Delair, Justin B. ; 1967; The occurrence of Upper Cretaceous pliosaurs in Egypt; Proceedings of the Egytian Academy of Sciences; XX: pp.101-103:
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