Nautilus, Cretaceous, Madagascar

£26.34

(Actual as seen)

SIZE:  48 x 37 x 31mm
(1.89 x 1.46 x 1.22 inches)

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Description

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Specimen: Nautilus
Age: Cretaceous
Location Found: Madagascar

The Nautilus (from the Latin name ‘sailor’) is a pelagic marine mollusc of the cephalopod family. It comprises six living species in two genera, the type of which is the genus Nautilus. Though it more specifically refers to species Nautilus pompilius, the name chambered nautilus is also used for any of the Nautilidae.  Having survived relatively unchanged for millions of years, nautiluses represent the only living members of the subclass nautiloidea, and are often considered “living fossils”.

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Additional information

Origin

Madagascar

Era

Cretaceous

Unique

(Actual as seen)

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