Hourglass Ichthyosaur Vertebra
£20.00 ex VAT
• Geological Age: Jurassic period, 157 to 152 millions years old
• Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK
• Family: Ichthyosaur
• Species: Unknown
Ichthyosaur vertebra fossil specimen, found in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK, the sample has been cut and polished down the middle, allowing one to view the bones internal structures, exhibiting the text book hour glass shape, it measures 12 x 5 cm in size and is supplied with a small data label.
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Ichthyosaur vertebra from the Jurassic period, found in the Kemmiridgian beds of Abingdon, Oxfordshire, UK. Ichthyosaurs thrived in the oceans for most of the Mesozoic, from 250 to 90 million years ago. This particular specimen has been cut and polished right down the middle to display a complete cross-section of the vertebra, exhibiting the text book 'hour glass' shape, the exterior material is rough and exhibits an earthy-brown colouration. The cross section allows geologists, palaeontologists and serious fossil collectors to view the internal structure of fossils, in this case, the vertebra, an excellent piece for educational or collection use, it measures 12 x 5 x 3 cm in size and comes supplied with an information card.