1.2" Permian Reptile (Captorhinus) Skull Section - Oklahoma

This is a 1.2" long skull section of a Lower Permian reptile (Captorhinus aguti) from the Richard's Spur Quarry near Lawton, Oklahoma. If you look closely there are still several teeth present in the jaw.

This permian reptile material is found within cave fissure fill deposits in the quarry. Comes with a small acrylic case.

Artists reconstruction of Captorhinus aguti by Nobu Tamura (http://spinops.blogspot.com)
Artists reconstruction of Captorhinus aguti by Nobu Tamura (http://spinops.blogspot.com)

Captorhinus is an extinct genus of captorhinid reptiles that lived during the Permian period. Its remains are known from North America, Europe, India and Africa. It was fairly small, around 12 inches in length and likely bore a resemblance to modern lizards. Captorhinus was one of the earliest and most primitive reptiles.
Captorhinus aguti
Richard's Spur Quarry, Lawton, Oklahoma
Arbuckle Group
1.2" long
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