Crocodile

Additional images

These are the ribs of an early crocodile. They come from the same animal as these two other specimens in our collection (lower photos). 

Find out more on the reptiles pages.

Common name

Crocodile

Scientific name

Steneosaurus

Type

Vertebrates > Reptiles > Crocodiles and Turtles


Strata

Kimmeridge Clay Formation

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

152 million years

Where found

Ringstead Bay east of Ringstead cottages

Found by

Found by C Ouless in 1913

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.00096-35