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Mesolimulus walchi DESMAREST 1822

Mesolimulus walchi DESMAREST 1822
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Mesolimulus walchi DESMAREST 1822
Mesolimulus walchi DESMAREST 1822
Mesolimulus walchi DESMAREST 1822
Mesolimulus walchi DESMAREST 1822
Mesolimulus walchi DESMAREST 1822
Mesolimulus walchi DESMAREST 1822
Mesolimulus walchi DESMAREST 1822
Mesolimulus walchi DESMAREST 1822

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Here is a extremely large specimen of a horse shoe crab that is about 264 mm long.
This piece is one of the largest specimens from Eichstätt at all. Actually is there only one bigger Limulus from Eichstätt known. The Mesolimulus shows the ventral body side. There are some small repairs in the region of the cephalic rim. This piece is truly a outstanding showpiece. The fossil runs throw two layers of the matrix so that the spines are plain presented on the surface while the cephalon is 3dimsionaly out of the stone.

Location:

Eichstätt, Solnhofen, Deutschland
Size of stone:about 344 x 360 mm
Age:Upper Jurasic , Malm zeta (about. 150 Mill. years)

Product no.: 1203