3.8" Polished Fossil Gastropod Mollusk (Elimia) Plate - Wyoming

This is a gorgeous plate of agatized gastropod (freshwater snail) fossils from Wyoming. These fossils are Eocene in age or approximately 45-50 million years old. While they are commonly referred to as Turritella, these ones are technically of the species Elimia tenera. Elimia is a genus of freshwater snail, while Turritella lived in salt water.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.

DETAILS
SPECIES
Elimia tenera
AGE
LOCATION
Wamsutter, Wyoming
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
Entire Specimen: 3.8 x 2.5", Largest Gastropod: .9" long
ITEM
#189427
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