Ichthyosaur vertebrae are the bones that make up the spine of anichthyosaur, an extinct marine reptile that lived during the Mesozoic era. Ichthyosaur vertebrae have a distinct shape, featuring a semi-circular, flat front, and a concave back. The vertebrae are connected by a series of ligaments, allowing for flexibility and movement. Ichthyosaur vertebrae are often found preserved in fossilized form, allowing for detailed study of the anatomy of this ancient creature. This specific specimen was inlayed in its natural matrix surrounding where the fossils were found on the coast of England.
Weight: 1lb 3.0oz
Size: Matrix 6x4 inches - Fossil 3.5x3.2 inches