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Lot 0650
Triassic Period, 250-200 million years BP. A complete fossil Keichousaurus hui from Xingyi, Guizhou, China on matrix. 717 grams, 27.5cm (10 3/4"). From an old Bristol paleontological collection; acquired 1950s-1960s. Keichousaurus was a late-Triassic marine reptile, and a member of the Pleurosaur family, which went extinct 250 million years ago during the Triassic-Jurassic extinction event. They were specialised fish eaters, and were highly unusual amongst marine reptiles in that they gave birth to live young rather than laying eggs.


Fine condition.

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Natural History - Fossil Keichousaurus

Estimate £350 - £450Feb 26, 2019