Object 985.030.001

Ichthyosaur jaw

Ichthyosaur jaw

Upper and lower jaw (snout) of an ichthyosaur (Maiaspondylus lindoei) with teeth intact. The fossil is from the Loon River Formation on the Hay River and dates to the Lower Cretaceous, about 110 million years ago. Ichthyosaurs were a group of marine reptiles that looked a bit like the modern dolphin.

Object Details
Accession No.985.030.001
Location
Era110 million BP
Specimen NatureBone; fossil (petrified)