Fossil Jellyfish, Essexella asherae, Mazon Creek, Carboniferous, USA

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SIZE:  87 x 51 x 13mm
(3.43 x 2.01 x 0.51 inches)

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Name: Essexella asherae (Fossil Jellyfish)
Francis Creek Shale, Mazon Creek Fossil Beds, Carboniferous
Chowder Flats, Morris, Ill, USA

Essexella is an extinct genus of scyphozoan jellyfish known from Late Carboniferous fossils containing the species Essexella asherae. See list of prehistoric medusozoans. It is one of the most recurrent organisms in the Mazon Creek fossil beds of Illinois.

ACTUAL AS SEENThe image shows the EXACT specimen you will receive. The specimen has been carefully hand selected and photographed. Measurements are as accurate as possible, though be aware measuring precise dimensions can be difficult from irregular shaped items. Whilst we portray colours as close to life-like as we can, colours will vary if taken in sunlight, indoors, from monitor to monitor and device to device. Once this specimen is sold, we will update this listing with new similar selected item, with a new photo and dimensions.

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1 review for Fossil Jellyfish, Essexella asherae, Mazon Creek, Carboniferous, USA

  1. andrew.chiles007 (verified owner)

    The one I received was very nice and just as the image of it had showed. Although hard to determine what it is without knowing prior, being somewhat rare it makes a great addition to a collection.

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