Eryon arctiformis S1

Eryon arctiformis
Eryon arctiformis Eryon arctiformis plate Eryon arctiformis antenna eyes Eryon arctiformis left pincer Eryon arctiformis right pincer Eryon arctiformis tail

ITEM CODE: SOLNHLOBS1

GENUS/SPECIES:  ERYON ARCTIFORMIS

Order Decapoda, Family Tetrachelidae

GEOLOGICAL AGE: Upper Jurassic
(150 million years old)

STRATIGRAPHIC FORMATION: Solnhofen Plattenkalk (limestone)

LOCATION: Eichstatt, Bavaria, Germany

Description:  This is a lustrous example of the Jurassic lobster Eryon arctiformis, preserved within the world-famous Solnhofen limestone of Eichstatt, Germany. 

This fossil is complete and is gracefully situated near the center of a glowing slab of Solnhofen limestone in a dorsal posture.  The head with eyes and antenna are beautifully preserved, as are the carapace, tail and anterior arms with pincers. A posteriorly situated pair of legs without pincers is also evident.  The specimen sits in high relief within the matrix, a testament to the exquisite preparation of this fossil. This represents a gorgeous example of the Reptantia Eryon arctiformis sure to add substantively to any collection of the fossils from the Solnhofen Plattenkalk.

GRADE: 3.9 (Out of 5.0) Please see grading sysytem.

SIZE: 
Specimen- 10.8 cm (4 ¼”) (length) x 8 cm (3.15”)(width)
Matrix- 28 cm (11”)(length) x 20 cm (7.9”)(width)

ITEM CODE: SOLNHLOBS1

PRICE: $1,500

 

 

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Price: $1,500.00