8.1" Fossil Crocodile (Steneosaurus) Bones in Cross-Section - England

This gorgeous, cut and polished specimen contains partially pyritized crocodile (Steneosaurus bollensis) bones that were collected from Port Mulgrave in North Whitby, England. The internal cell structure of bones is clearly visible. The fossils of several types of marine reptiles including ichthyosaurs and plesiosaurs are commonly found in this formation.

It has been cut flat and polished on both sides. Comes with an acrylic display stand.

Steneosaurus is an extinct genus of teleosaurid crocodyliform from the Early Jurassic to Middle Jurassic. Fossils of Steneosaurus have been found in England, France, Germany, Switzerland and Morocco. Most species grew up to about 10 feet in length.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Steneosaurus bollensis
LOCATION
Port Mulgrave, North Whitby, England
FORMATION
Upper Lias
SIZE
Rock 8.1 x 4.9"
ITEM
#171184
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