Triassic reptile

This is possibly part of a dorsal or back spine from a Dimetrodon or Arizonasaurus-like reptile. It would have supported a ‘sail’ along the back of the animal.

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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

In cliffs below High Peak, Sidmouth

Found by

Richard Edmonds

Museum

Sidmouth Museum

Accession number

SID.G003.2014