Ichthyosaur Fossil Casting Stenopterygius
Stenopterygius is an extinct genus of thunnosaur ichthyosaur known from Europe This genus of ichthyosaur grew to a maximum length of 4 meters (13 feet).
Stenopterygius was physically similar to the better known Ichthyosaurus, but had a smaller skull and narrower flippers. Beautifully preserved fossils of Stenopterygius have been found in Germany. Its skull was extended into a kind of a beak and was armed with a quantity of large teeth. The limbs had been transformed to fin-like structures. The tail terminated in a large, semicircular, leathery, vertical caudal fin and even a triangular dorsal fin was present. One well-preserved fossil of Stenopterygius preserves traces of skin, from which the animal's coloration was discovered to be countershaded (darker on the back than the underbelly).
Ichthyosaur fossil casting measures
42 inches long, and has 2 sturdy hangers in the back.
Ichthyosaurus cast replica
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