help informationThe biological classification of the species represented in the fossil.
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (Haeckel 1847) / Fish
Subphylum: Vertebrata (Lamarck 1801)
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata (Gegenbaur 1874)
Superclass: Tetrapoda (Goodrich 1930)
Class: Reptilia (Laurenti 1768) / Reptile
Order: Sauropterygia (Owen 1861) / Plesiosaur
Family: Pliosauridae (Seeley 1874)
Genus: Pliosaurus (Owen 1841) / Pliosaurus indet


help informationA description of the object collected, in particular what parts are represented.
2 cervical centra. 2 dorsal vertebrae (6.7.1986) & Humerus (13.2.1983, Jan 1986 & 7.1.1989)

Collection date

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Collection place

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United Kingdom > England > Dorset


help informationMeasurements of the size of the object.
width: 990mm
depth: 330mm
height: 350mm
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