Dinosaur

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This specimen is a dorsal vertebra from a juvenile dinosaur. It was described by the legendary anatomist Sir Richard Owen, who invented the word ‘dinosaur’

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Common name

Dinosaur

Scientific name

Scelidosaurus harrisoni

Type

Vertebrates > Reptiles > Dinosaurs


Strata

Black Ven Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

Black Ven, Lyme Regis

Found by

James Harrison

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1997.37.4