5.4" Wide, Pliosaurus (Stretosaurus) Vertebra - England

This is a beautifully preserved, 5.4" wide vertebra centrum of the giant Pliosaur (Stretosaurus cf. macromerus) from Abingdon, England. It is Upper Jurassic (Kemmeridgian stage) in age, or approximately 155 million years old. The distal ends of each process has weathered away and the cortical bone is weathered in spots along both faces of the centrum.

Comes with an acrylic stand.

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).


FOR SALE
$185
DETAILS
SPECIES
Stretosaurus cf. macromerus
LOCATION
Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England
SIZE
5.4 x 4.7 x 2.1"
ITEM
#212849
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