Cretaceous Marine Turtle - in original matrix - Toxochelys brachyrhinus 330 mm

Description
Cretaceous Marine Turtle - in original matrix - Toxochelys brachyrhinus 330 mm
Upper Cretaceous (87 - 82 mil y.) - Niobara formation, Smoky Hill Chalk, Kansas, USA

Finding remains of a Toxochelys turtle in the Smoky hill chalk of Kansas is a very rare find. This makes this piece exceptional as it includes a big part of the skull, some limb bones, scutes and even a claw.
Part of the skull has been prepared from both sides. The chalk matrix has been solidified and the whole has been mounted on a custom made stand.
Very rare Kansas chalk fossil.

Will be shipped by certified mail.

Lot details
Specimen
Cretaceous Marine Turtle
Object
in original matrix
Scientific name
Toxochelys brachyrhinus 330 mm
Origin
Niobara formation, Smoky Hill Chalk, Kansas, USA
Geological Period
Upper Cretaceous (87 - 82 mil y.)
Condition
Good condition
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