Rhynchosaur Triassic reptile

This specimen is part of a rhynchosaur’s jaw. All rhynchosaur bones are rare, but jaw fragments are the most commonly found specimens as they are quite robust.

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Common name

Rhynchosaur Triassic reptile

Scientific name

Rhynchosaurus

Type

Vertebrates > Reptiles > Triassic Reptiles and Amphibians


Strata

Otter Sandstone

Time period

Triassic

Age

230 million years

Where found

Sidmouth, Devon

Found by

Chris Andrew

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.CA2