New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

 

Typothorax coccinarum


Typothorax coccinarum
Image By: Matt Celeskey


A nearly complete skeleton of the aetosaur Typothorax was excavated by NMMNHS paleontologists from Upper Triassic rocks near Tucumcari, New Mexico. This image shows that the fossil preserved the animal’s skull. Typothorax became extinct during the Triassic