Vertebrae and paddle part of an elasmosaurid - Libonectes atlasense - 31×40×0 cm

Description
Vertebrae and paddle part of an elasmosaurid - Libonectes atlasense - 31×40×0 cm
CRETACEOUS-Upper Cretaceous, Turonian (89.8–93.9 million years)

Species: Libonectes atlasense
Age: Cretaceous, Turonian
Locality: Asfla, Morocco

Measurements: 31 x 40 cm
Weight: 11.2 kg

Remains of an elasmosaurid, including vertebrae and part of a paddle. All bones are from the same specimen and are still in the original matrix rock. This is not a composite.

The paddle bone was fractured, and a crack was filled (see photos 9 and 10).

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Lot details
Object
Vertebrae and paddle part of an elasmosaurid
Scientific name
Libonectes atlasense
Geological Period
CRETACEOUS-Upper Cretaceous, Turonian (89.8–93.9 million years)
Condition
Good condition
Dimensions
31×40×0 cm
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