.95" Permian Reptile (Captorhinus) Partial Skull - Oklahoma

This is a .95" long partial skull of a Lower Permian reptile (Captorhinus aguti) from the Richard's Spur Quarry near Lawton, Oklahoma. This permian reptile material is found within cave fissure fill deposits in the quarry. Comes with a small acrylic case.


Artists reconstruction of Captorhinus aguti by Nobu Tamura (http://spinops.blogspot.com)


Captorhinus is an extinct genus of captorhinid reptiles that lived during the Permian period. Its remains are known from North America, Europe, India and Africa. It was fairly small, around 12 inches in length and likely bore a resemblance to modern lizards. Captorhinus was one of the earliest and most primitive reptiles.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Captorhinus aguti
LOCATION
Richard's Spur Quarry, Lawton, Oklahoma
FORMATION
Arbuckle Group
SIZE
.95" long
ITEM
#79471
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