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Name: Xiphosurid Crab Impressions and Skull
Age: Rhaetic, Upper Triassic
Location Found: Westbury-on-Severn UK
These trace fossils markings are Rhaetic period (Upper Triassic), Westbury-on-Severn UK. They are called Xiphosurid. In this slab, there are two skulls of the crab present.
The horseshoe crab shape is where the crab has buried itself. The small lumps are crustacean burrows. In larger sections of the bed, entire footprint can be seen of the crab walking.
Micro teeth can be seen in the slab.
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