One of the best

About the size of a sheep, rhynchosaurs were the most common reptiles in this part of the Triassic period. Although this skull is somewhat crushed, it’s a fantastic specimen, and far more complete than most. The view is from the underside, looking up through the lower jaws.

Rhynchosaur Triassic reptile

Common Name

Rhynchosaur Triassic reptile

Scientific Name

Rhynchosaurus

Type

Reptiles > Triassic Reptiles and Amphibians

Strata

Otter Sandstone

Time Period

Triassic

Age

230 million years

Where Found

Sidmouth, Devon

Found By

Chris Andrew

Museum

Lyme Regis

Accession Number

L.CA1

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