Plesiosaur

Bones are distinctive and easy to recognise because of the bone, or marrow texture on the surface. Although broken, this is probably part of the femur, or rear limb bone from a plesiosaur.

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Common name

Plesiosaur

Type

Vertebrates > Reptiles > Plesiosaurs


Strata

Blue Lias

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

200 million years

Where found

Monmouth Beach, Lyme Regis

Found by

Richard Edmonds

Museum

Fairlynch Museum, Budleigh Salterton

Accession number

BULFM-2013-115