Tanystrophenus longobardicus fossils


  •  Neck is twice as long as the length of the body and tail combined.  
  • Lived during the Triassic time period.
  • Length of neck is the maximum length allowed for by physics, according to physicist.  
  • Paleontologists not certain on habitat, but mainly believed to live in water.       
  • Thought to lay eggs; but reproduction is also unclear, all paleontologists have are theories. 
  • Is a Protorosaur.
  • Member of the Tanystropheidae family.

Tanystropheus longobardicus skull images