Triassic reptile

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These are the teeth of a Triassic reptile similar to Dimetrodon or Arizonasaurus, an animal with a large ‘sail’ supported by spines. A separate find, below, may be part of the ‘sail’ created from the neural arch that sat above the vertebrae.

Find out more on the reptiles page.

Common name

Triassic reptile

Type

Vertebrates > Reptiles > Triassic Reptiles and Amphibians


Strata

Otter Sandstone

Time period

Triassic

Age

235 million years

Where found

Pennington Point, Port Royal, Sidmouth

Found by

Chris Andrews

Museum

Sidmouth Museum

Accession number

SID.CA2000.4