Crocodile

This is section of an early or primative crocodillian. We know it’s a crocodile because of the armoured scute on the right-hand side as photographed.

Find out more on the reptiles pages,

Common name

Crocodile

Type

Vertebrates > Reptiles > Crocodiles and Turtles


Strata

Purbeck Limestone Group

Time period

Lower Cretaceous

Age

142 million years

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.06277