Coelophysis (Therapod Dinosaur) Coprolite, Triassic, USA


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SIZE: 32 x 17 x 11mm
(1.26 x 0.67 x 0.43 inches)

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Type: Coelophysis Coprolite (fossil poo)
Age: Triassic
Location: New Mexico, USA

Coelophysis is an extinct genus of coelophysid theropod dinosaur that lived approximately 216 to 196 million years ago during the latter part of the Triassic Period in what is now the southwestern United States and also in South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Coprolite, meaning “dung stone” , kopros means dung and lithikos means stone in Greek, is fossilized feces. And no, coprolite does not smell bad – it had undergone a fossilization process. Copro means “dung,” from the Greek word kopros. The ending “-lite” is a common ending for fossil or mineral terms, coming from the Greek word lithos, which means stone. The term coprolite was coined around 1830.

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