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EURHINOSAURUS ( ICHTHYOSAUR ) - JURASSIC, GERMANY.
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EURHINOSAURUS ( ICHTHYOSAUR ) - JURASSIC, GERMANY.


Eurhinosaurus longirostris (Mantell 1851)

Partial skeleton from an unusual Ichthyosaur. The skull has an exceptionally elongated upper jaw and the paddles are very long and narrow. It was obviously a specialist predator.  Square slab of dark grey shale. Shows 4 of the paddle digits from the front paddle along with 2 vertebrae and 8 long ribs. All the bones are beautifully prepared from the matrix and in very good condition. This is one of the rarer Ichthyosaurs from the famous Holzmaden quarries.

Jurassic, Upper Toarcian. Posidonienscheifer.
Holzmaden near Stuttgart, Baden -Wurtenburg, Germany.

Matrix slab : 24 x 20 x 3cm.
NB weighs 1.9 kg



Our Price: £250.00




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