3.6" Fossil Pliosaurus (Stretosaurus) Bone in Cross-Section - England

This is a cut and polished Pliosaurus (Stretosaurus (Pliosaurus) cf. macromerus) bone that was collected from Port Mulgrave in North Whitby, England. The cross-sectional cut allows for the internal cell structure of the bone to clearly be seen. The fossils of several types of marine reptiles including ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs are commonly found in this formation.

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Pliosaurus is a genus of large, carnivorous marine reptile belonging to the Pliosauroidea, a clade of short-necked plesiosaurs. They were an apex predator during the Middle Jurassic period when seas covered Europe.

This is Liopleurodon ferox, a species of Pliosaur from the Late Jurassic of Europe, pencil drawing by Nobu Tamura (http://spinops.blogspot.com).
This is Liopleurodon ferox, a species of Pliosaur from the Late Jurassic of Europe, pencil drawing by Nobu Tamura (http://spinops.blogspot.com).
DETAILS
SPECIES
Stretosaurus (Pliosaurus) cf. macromerus
LOCATION
Port Mulgrave, North Whitby, England
FORMATION
Upper Lias
SIZE
3.6 x 2.2"
ITEM
#171154
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