3.85" Jurassic Ammonite (Perisphinctes) Fossil - Madagascar

This is a 3.85" wide, Late Jurassic ammonite (Perisphinctes) fossil collected near the town of Sakaraha in the Tulear Province of Madagascar. It comes with an acrylic display stand.

Ammonites were predatory mollusks that resembled a squid with a shell. These cephalopods had eyes, tentacles, and spiral shells. They are more closely related to a living octopus, though the shells resemble that of a nautilus. Ammonites appeared in the fossil record about 240 million years. The last lineages disappeared 65 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous.

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DETAILS
SPECIES
Perisphinctes sp.
LOCATION
Near Sakaraha, Tulear Province, Madagascar
SIZE
3.85" wide
ITEM
#152775
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