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    LordTrilobite
    • Upper jaw fragment of a toothless pterosaur.

       

      The specimen is slightly laterally crushed. the small round spots on the surface are all damage from the sediment pushing into the bone.

    Taxonomy

    Pterosaur

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Reptilia
    Order: Pterosauria
    Family: Azhdarchidae
    Genus: Alanqa
    Species: A. saharica

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Cretaceous
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Cenomanian

    Stratigraphy

    Kem Kem Compound Assemblage
    Unknown Formation

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Dimensions

    Blank: 105mm

    Location

    Kem Kem Beds
    Morocco

    Comments

    Upper jaw fragment of a toothless pterosaur.

     

    The specimen is slightly laterally crushed. the small round spots on the surface are all damage from the sediment pushing into the bone.



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