1.2" Fossil Syncarid Shrimp (Acanthotelson) - Mazon Creek

This is a detailed fossil syncarid shrimp (Acanthotelson) preserved in an ironstone nodule from the Carbondale Formation near Essex, Illinois.

Syncarids are fresh or brackish water, moderate sized shrimp.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Acanthotelson stimpsoni
LOCATION
Essex, Illinois
FORMATION
Carbondale Formation
SIZE
1.2" shrimp, 2.0 x 1.6" nodule
ITEM
#120953
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