sphenodont


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sphenodont

(ˈsfiːnəˌdɒnt)
n
(Palaeontology) palaeontol a member of the Sphenodont group of lizards
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In some clay levels and associated with clay lens, small osteological remains (fish scales, crocodile elements, dinosaur teeth, bones of sphenodonts) are very abundant.
The vertebrate remains recovered in this quarry constitute an increment of the available data for the knowledge of continental ecosystems developed during the Upper Jurassic in the Iberian Peninsula, due to its abundance and the identification of some taxa at the moment unknown on any other Iberian site, as the sphenodonts.