Contact: Christa Stratton
Geological Society of America
Caption: "Specimen U" illustrates a fossil bed showing shonisaur vertebral disks arranged in curious linear patterns with almost geometric regularity. The arranged vertebrae resemble the pattern of sucker discs on a cephalopod tentacle, with each vertebra strongly resembling a coleoid sucker.
Credit: Used with permission of Mark McMenamin.
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