Description

    FOSSIL SEA SCORPION
    Eurypterus remipes
    Silurian, Fiddler Green Formation
    Herkimer County, New York, USA

    This single Eurypterus remipes is another fine example of an over 400 million year old sea scorpion which is also the State Fossil of New York. Not surprisingly, this specimen came from the formation in New York considered by many to be the most prolific site for quality Eurypterid specimens in the world. This single specimen exhibits an elegance of form that makes it a very aesthetic piece, in addition to being an excellent fossil representation of this unique looking sea-dweller from the Silurian. This fine example of the ocean scavenger has no visible restoration. It measures 5.56 inches (14.12 cm).
    Overall Measurements: 7.5 x 5.38 x 0.87 inches (19.05 x 13.65 x 2.21 cm)
    Offered at no reserve.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2014
    28th Sunday
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