Ichthyosaur

Here is part of the jaw of an ichthyosaur, complete with some teeth (the round structures). Bone is very distinctive – it is usually black or brown and the marrow structure is visible.

Find out more on the reptiles page.

Common name

Ichthyosaur

Type

Vertebrates > Reptiles > Ichthyosaurs


Strata

Lower Lias

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

unknown

Where found

Stonebarrow, near Charmouth

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Bridport Museum

Accession number

BRPMG 1140