Neusticosaurus edwardsii sp. Skeleton on Slab – Solid Color Replica ( BHI #126449 )
Neusticosaurus edwardsii sp. Skeleton on Slab – Solid Color Replica
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Neusticosaurus edwardsii may have been an ancestor of the pleisiosaurs, and if not, it was closely related. It was a primitive, carnivorous, marine reptile that probably ate fish. It probably was an amphibious dweller in near-shore waters. Like modern reptiles, it had five digits in its hands and feet, and probably swam similarly to aquatic lizards or crocodiles. It was also very closely related to a Chinese pachypleurosaur, Keichousaurus.
Its remains have been found in Middle Triassic marine rocks of Europe.
Neusticosaurus specimens are rare. This item makes it possible for you to own a cast replica of one of the best originals of this genus we’ve ever seen.
Available as an unpainted, unmounted cast suitable for some research or reference purposes.
Note: some portions of the original fossil may have been scientifically restored.
|Age||Middle Triassic [~ 230MYA]|
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|Size||~ 12″ l (30 cm)|
|Dimensions||15 × 11 × 5 in|