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Triassic Metoposaur Skull Section

Age: Approx 220 Million Years Old

Species: Metoposaur

Specimen: Skull Section

Discovered: Arizona, Chinle Formation

Measures: 2.5'


The Metoposaur is an extinct species that lived approximately 220 million years ago during the Triassic period. This species was part of the reptile group known as Temnospondyls, which were some of the earliest amphibians to evolve. The specimen in question is a skull section, which was discovered in the Chinle Formation in Arizona. The Metoposaur skull section provides important information about the anatomy and evolution of early reptiles and amphibians, as well as insights into the paleoecology of the Chinle Formation during the Triassic period. By studying the skull section, scientists can learn about the adaptations, behaviors, and relationships of this species to its environment and other organisms during its time.

Triassic Metoposaur Skull Section

SKU: Metoposaur Skull Section Display