Parkinsonia parkinsoni, Jurassic, Germany

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SIZE: 38 x 31 x 19mm

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Name: Parkinsonia parkinsoni
Species: Ammonite
Age: Jurassic
Location Found: Sengenthal, Bavaria, Germany

Parkinsonia is a genus of ammonite belonging to the family Parkinsoniidae. These fast-moving nektonic carnivores lived during the Bajocian age to the Bathonian age of the Middle Jurassic.

Ammonites are one of the most recognisable fossils around, this is due to their familiar spiral shape shell, reminiscent of what we know as a snail shell, though these creatures are not related to snails at all! They were marine animals, present between 240 – 65 million years ago, who had a coiled external shell similar to that of the modern nautilus, and although they resembled a modern day nautilus, these molluscs are more closely related to living coleoids (i.e. octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish!)

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Additional information

Origin

Germany

Era

jurassic

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1 review for Parkinsonia parkinsoni, Jurassic, Germany

  1. Lydia Lin (verified owner)

    Absolutely brilliant fossils from this site. Came across it yesterday, placed my order and it was delivered today! All items in my order are incredible, my son was thrilled. Only received one certificate of authenticity for the ten items purchased though, would have appreciated more especially as we plan to give some as gifts to son’s classmates. Already in process of placing a second order for more – thank you!

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