Triassic reptile

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This piece of rock contains fragments of a reptile including a scute (bony plate or scale), a tiny curved tooth, a slender limb bone and a piece of bone. Originally the rock also contained a small carnivorous jaw which was extracted in order to aid the scientific description.

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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 Moore

Museum

Sidmouth Museum

Accession number

SID.G004.2010