Feather - On matrix - dinosaur or bird or dino bird? - 7×7.5×0.1 cm

Description
Feather - On matrix - dinosaur or bird or dino bird? - 7×7.5×0.1 cm
CRETACEOUS-Lower Cretaceous (100.5–145.0 million years) - China

Very rare fossil feather from the Jehol biota of Northeast China which has yielded both feathered dinosaurs and primitive birds!

Locality: Chaoyang, Liaoning province, China
Age: Lower Cretaceous
Geological Context: Yixian formation

Size: 2.6 cm long feather on 7x7.5x0.1cm matrix
Please note this fossil was found in a very thin plattenkalk bed (which also explains the exceptional preservation!).

Lot details
Specimen
Feather
Object
On matrix
Scientific name
dinosaur or bird or dino bird?
Origin
China
Geological Period
CRETACEOUS-Lower Cretaceous (100.5–145.0 million years)
Condition
Good condition
Dimensions
7×7.5×0.1 cm
Weight
16.6 g
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