FOSSILS SPECIMEN: ORNITHOPOD DINOSAURS

Fossils are defined as any evidenceĀ of prehistoric life. There are two types of fossils: Body Fossils include remains of skeletal bones, shell, carapace, test and teeth. Trace Fossils are clues the organism existed such as foot prints, tracks, burrows and coprolites (fossil dung).

Phylum: Chordata – Class: Reptilia – Clade: Archosaur – Clade: Dinosauria – Order: Ornithischia – Suborder: Ornithopoda “bird foot”

(bipedal herbivourous dinosaurs)

Lower Jurassic to Upper Cretaceous

 

Hadrosaur Egg Shells

Upper Cretaceous

North America

Hadrosaur Egg (Cast)

Upper Cretaceous

North America

IguanodonĀ Skull (Model)

Lower Cretaceous

Europe

Hadrosaur Upper Femur

Upper Cretaceous

North America

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