1" Crocodilian (Leidyosuchus?) Dermal Scute - Montana

This is a beautifully preserved fossil dermal scute of a 66 million year old crocodilian of the species Leidyosuchus formidabilis. It comes from the Hell Creek formation in Carter County, Montana, the same formation famous for T-Rex. The scute itself is in good shape.

Dermal scutes are bony plates that underly the scales on crocodiles.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Leidyosuchus?
LOCATION
Carter County, Montana
FORMATION
Hell Creek Formation
SIZE
1" wide
ITEM
#132050
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