Fossil Shrimp Carpopenaeus From Lebanon

This is a fossil shrimp of the species Carpopenaeus callirostris from the famous Cretaceous aged fossil beds near Ajoula, Lebanon. These fossil deposits were first mentioned by the Greek historian Herodotus where he said there were "fish in the stones". Unlike many lower quality specimens from this location, these shrimp have no color enhancement or restoration.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Carpopenaeus callirostris
LOCATION
Hjoula, Lebanon
FORMATION
Sannine Formation
SIZE
Shrimp about 2", 2.2x2.3" matrix
ITEM
#11523
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