1.7" Eurypterus (Sea Scorpion) Fossil - New York

This is a 1.7" long Eurypterus remipes from Lang's Quarry in New York. The preservation of this specimen was excellent, however it didn't preserve completely, for there is a paddle missing, as well as the walking legs. Comes with an acrylic display stand.

Reconstruction of Eurypterus in life. Creative Commons

Eurypterids, commonly known as Sea Scorpions are an extinct group of arthropods that are related to arachnids and include the largest known arthropods to have ever lived. Prevalent during the Silurian and Devonian, eurypterids were segmented aquatic arthropods, with compound eyes, and two club-like "arms." Some species exhibit toothed claws, and may therefore have been predators.

Eurypterus remipes
Langs Quarry, Herkimer County, New York
Fiddler Green Formation
1.7" long on 3.4x2.8" rock
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