Limnoscelis

Limnoscelis is a genus of large (1.5 m in total length), very reptile-like diadectomorph (a type of reptile-like amphibian) from the Early Permian of North America. Contrary to other diadectomorphans, Limnoscelis appear to have been a carnivore. Though the post cranial skeleton is very similar to the early large bodied reptiles like pelycosaurs and pareiasaurs, the digits lacked claws, and the bones of the ankle bones were fused like in other reptile-like amphibians. This would not allow them to use their feet actively in traction, but rather as holdfasts, indicating Limnoscelis primarily hunted slow moving prey.

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Name: Limnoscelis
Geologic Age:
Lower Permian
Stratigraphic detail:
 Red Bed Facies
Location:
Seminole County, Oklahoma

Description:
This is an ULTRA RARE GIGANTIC TOOTH!!!  I have never seen another specimen this big!!!  It measures 1 9/16" long!  The last photo shows how BIG this tooth is compared to Tooth #1 (Tooth #1 does NOT come with Tooth #2.  It must be purchased separately..)

Limnoscelis 2 - Price: $375.00