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  • Spinosaurus Quadrate & Quadratojugal


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    • Skull bones of an adult Spinosaurus aegyptiacus, consists of a right quadrate and partial quadratojugal.

       

      There is some slight lateral crushing, otherwise the bone is in wonderful condition. The quadratojugal is slightly out of place and jammed into the quadrate anteriorly.

    Taxonomy

    Spinosaur

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
    Class: Reptilia
    Order: Saurischia
    Family: Spinosauridae
    Genus: Spinosaurus
    Species: 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

    Height: 21cm

    Location

    Kem Kem Beds
    Morocco

    Comments

    Skull bones of an adult Spinosaurus aegyptiacus, consists of a right quadrate and partial quadratojugal.

     

    There is some slight lateral crushing, otherwise the bone is in wonderful condition. The quadratojugal is slightly out of place and jammed into the quadrate anteriorly.



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