Lepidotus sp. – Scale
Species Name: Lepidotus sp. – Scale
Age: Kimmeridgian, Jurassic, 152 to 157 million years old.
Location: Near Weymouth, Dorset
Lepidotus sp fish scales of Kimmeridgian age, that's approximately 152 to 157 million years ago in the late Jurassic period. Lepidotes are an extinct genus of ray-finned fish which existed during the Jurassic through to the early Cretaceous periods. These fish exploited both shallow marine and fresh water lake environments. The scales vary in size between 5 and 12 mm and each scale is supplied individually within a small magnification box of x4 magnification.