2.5" Jurassic Ammonite (Taramelliceras) Fossil - France

This is a beautiful ammonite fossil of the species Taramelliceras externodosum, collected from Vienne, France.

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.



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DETAILS
SPECIES
Taramelliceras externodosum
LOCATION
Vienne, France
SIZE
2.5" wide
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#157224
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