Leidyosuchus Dermal Scute - Cretaceous Crocodilian

This is a nicely preserved fossil dermal scute of a 66 million year old crocodilian of the species Leidyosuchus formidabilis. It comes from the Hell Creek formation in Montana, the same formation famous for T-Rex. The scute itself is in good shape. Dermal scutes are bony plates, the underly the scales on crocodiles.

There is a repaired crack in this fossil.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Leidyosuchus formidabilis
LOCATION
Powder River County, Montana
FORMATION
Hell Creek Formation
SIZE
1.9" wide
ITEM
#11180
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