Turtle bone

This is the right humerus or upper arm bone of a freshwater turtle.

Find out more on the reptiles pages.

Common name

Turtle bone

Scientific name

Pleurostosternum

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.11890