6.5" Fossil Belemnite (Paxillosus) Mortality Plate - Germany

 
This is a 6.5" wide mortality plate of fossil Belemnites of the species Belemnites paxillosus, that are Jurassic in age and were collected from Mistelgau, Germany. The largest specimen on this plate is about 3.2" long.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.

Belemnites are probably the most well known extinct cephalopod after the ammonites. They lived during the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods and are fairly common fossils found throughout the world. They had a hard, internal, cone shaped structure that is often preserved as a fossil though it is not technically a shell. They had 10 arms but unlike modern squid these arms had small hooks instead of suckers.

FOR SALE
$115
DETAILS
SPECIES
Belemnites paxillosus
LOCATION
Mistelgau, Germany
SIZE
3.2" Largest Belemnite. Entire specimen 6.5 x 3.5"
ITEM
#133276
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