Jump to content

April 13, 2021 Peace River unknown osteoderm

Recommended Posts

Did not do well yesterday with the additional foot of water due to the storm, but found this little osteoderm. I don't think it's tortoise because it hasn't got the perimeter feature at it's base and it has a much more dense outer layer. 


Has anyone seen something similar before? I have several sloth osteoderms, but this doesn't have a similar texture to those either.





Link to post
Share on other sites
Harry Pristis

  I think it's definitely a tortoise osteoderm or "spur."  Note the dimpled texture of the glyptothere osteoderm, absent in the tortoise spur.





  • I found this Informative 2
  • Thank You 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Create New...