Rhynchosaur Triassic reptile

Here are two very well-preserved rhynchosaur jaws, complete with blunt teeth set directly into the jaws. The teeth were used for cutting and crushing plant material. 

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Common name

Rhynchosaur 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.CA 2000-121