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Fossil Shrimp

$1,450.00 $1,100.00

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Description

Genus/Species: Aeger tipularis (or tipularius)
Age: Late Jurassic (Kimmeridgian/Tithonian) ~ (154-145 million)
Location: Solnhofen Limestone Formation, Eichstatt, Bavaria, Germany
Size: 14 1/2″ H x 18 3/4″ W x 3/8″ D (at widest points)

A well preserved shrimp/limestone plate from the famous Solnhofen lagerstatte (from German, meaning a sedimentary deposit exhibiting extraordinary richness and preservation of fossils). If you look closely at the second photo you will see tree-like manganese oxide dendrites on the top left and center left of the plate. A quality piece!

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Location

Germany