Sea reptile, Ichthyosaur eye socket

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Date:2003

Description:Ichthyosaur eye socket and part of the lower jaw. The plates around the eye socket are reminiscent of those found in some modern species of bird.

Lower Jurassic: Wilmcote Limestone Member, Wilmcote.


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Source: Warwickshire Museums - Geology Department

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