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.9" Fossil Pea Crab (Pinnixa) From California - Miocene
This is a 8 million year old fossil "pea crab", Pinnixa galliheri from the Monterey Formation of California. It shows fine detail with carapace, claws and legs preserved in an orange coloration against the light colored shale. The orange coloration is due to iron oxide.