Palaeophis toliapicus (sea snake)
Nodule showing a row of articulated vertebra
An individual vertebra as found in pyrite accumulations
Two articulated vertebra
Fine nodule with snake ribs, vertebra at top of nodule
Details of the ribs and vertebra

A unique specimen. The upper image contains the only known snake skull. The top of the skull is crushed

down and the lower mandibles are pushed up either side of the skull

Details of the skull and jaw with two well preserved teeth
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