Dinosaur

This bone is a tibia (lower hind leg) from a juvenile dinosaur. This specimen, and other bones from the same individual, were among the first dinosaur remains to be described.

Find out more on the reptiles pages.

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.1997.37.6