Dinosaur

This is a fibula (leg bone) from a juvenile Scelidosaur. From the size of the bones, we can tell that it must have been very young, and perhaps less than two metres in length.

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.1997.37.7