1.7" Jurassic Ammonite Fossil - Sengenthal, Germany

This is a beautiful, 1.7" wide ammonite fossil from Sengenthal, Germany. This Jurassic-age ammonite has been carefully exposed from the rock, with a section of rock still attached for presentation.

Ammonites were predatory mollusks that resembled a squid with a shell. These cephalopods had eyes, tentacles, and spiral shells. They are more closely related to a living octopus, though the shells resemble that of a nautilus. True ammonites appeared in the fossil record about 240 million years ago. The last lineages disappeared 65 million years ago at the end of the Cretaceous.

What an ammonite would have looked like while alive.
What an ammonite would have looked like while alive.


FOR SALE
$125
DETAILS
SPECIES
Unidentified
LOCATION
Sengenthal, Germany
SIZE
Ammonite: 1.7" wide, Entire Specimen: 3.2 x 2.5"
ITEM
#211147
GUARANTEE
We guarantee the authenticity of all of our
specimens. Read more about our
Authenticity Guarantee.