Image: Marine crocodilian, Steneosaurus bollensis

Marine crocodilian, Steneosaurus bollensis

Marine crocodilian, Steneosaurus bollensis. Germany, Early Jurassic, 183–176 million years ago.

 

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Anne Musser
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© Australian Museum

Notes

Steneosaurus looked very similar to recent crocodiles, except for its small front legs. It belonged to the teleosaurid family of crocodilians that became extinct about 130 million years ago.

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