3.8" Mosasaur (Tethysaurus) Jaw Section - Goulmima, Morocco

 
This is an 3.8 long, fossil jaw section of Tethysaurus nopcsai, a medium sized Mosasaur from Goulmima, Morocco. The jaw section has five original teeth still in place. There are a few repaired cracks in the rock.

Comes with a display stand.

Tethysaurus is an extinct genus of tethysaurine mosasauroid from the Early Turonian (Late Cretaceous) period. The only species is Tethysaurus nopcsai . .An average-sized mosasaur of 3 m (9.8 ft) length, Tethysaurus displays a number of basal and derived features that led to an initial classification as an intermediate stage between primitive aigialosaurids of the Cenomanian and derived mosasaurids from the Turonian to the Maastrichtian.[
DETAILS
SPECIES
Tethysaurus nopcsai
LOCATION
Goulmima, Morocco
SIZE
3.8" long
ITEM
#89248
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