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  • Spinosaur Shoulder Blade


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    • Partial right shoulder blade of a Spinosaurid. Very similar to that of the neotype skeletal reconstruction of Spinosaurus aegyptiacus.

       

      There are several large gnaw marks on the lateral side of the bone.

    Taxonomy

    Spinosaur

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Reptilia
    Order: Saurischia
    Family: Spinosauridae
    Genus: Spinosaurus
    Species: cf. S. aegyptiacus
    Author Citation Stromer 1915

    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

    Width: 21.2cm

    Location

    Taouz
    Kem Kem beds
    Errachidia Province
    Morocco

    Comments

    Partial right shoulder blade of a Spinosaurid. Very similar to that of the neotype skeletal reconstruction of Spinosaurus aegyptiacus.

     

    There are several large gnaw marks on the lateral side of the bone.



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