Horseshoe Crab - On matrix - Mesolimulus walchi - Solnhofener Plattenkalke - 29×19×2 cm

Description
Horseshoe Crab - On matrix - Mesolimulus walchi - Solnhofener Plattenkalke - 29×19×2 cm
JURASSIC -Upper Jurassic, Tithonian (145.0–152.1 million years) - Germany

In detail preserved horseshoe crab of the genus "Mesolimulus walchi" from the world-famous Solnhofen Limestones in Germany.

The horseshoe crab is a "living fossil" that still occurs today at the shallow sand coasts of tropical seas.

The Mesolimulus is 13.5 cm long.

Professional preparation by an experienced limestone taxidermist.

Discovery site: Quarry Wintershof near Eichstätt / Bavaria (Germany)

Lot details
Specimen
Horseshoe Crab
Object
On matrix
Scientific name
Mesolimulus walchi - Solnhofener Plattenkalke
Origin
Germany
Geological Period
JURASSIC -Upper Jurassic, Tithonian (145.0–152.1 million years)
Condition
Preserved
Treatment
prepared, Stabilised
Dimensions
29×19×2 cm
Weight
2.6 kg
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