Crocodile

Additional images

Thin and pointed, this tooth comes from a type of crocodile called Teleosaurus. It’s very different from the tooth of Goniopholis which is much blunter (see lower photo),

Find out more on the reptile pages.

Common name

Crocodile

Scientific name

Teleosaurus

Type

Vertebrates > Reptiles > Crocodiles and Turtles


Strata

Unknown

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

145 million years

Where found

Found in Fancy Beach Quarry

Found by

Quarryman Kevin Symes in 2012. Donated to Portland Museum by Mark Godden, quarry manager of Albion Stone.

Museum

Portland Museum

Accession number

POLPM.T1000