Long-Armed Cretaceous Shrimp Fossil from Lebanese Lagerstätte

Carpopenaeus sp

Geological Time: Middle Cretaceous, Cenomanian Stage (93 million years ago)

Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Shrimp fossil is 120 mm (curve measure) with 60 mm antennae on a 105 mm by 140 mm slab

Fossil Site: Lebanese Lagerstatte, Sublithographic Limestone, Hajoula, Lebanon

Fossil Code: L557

Price: $350.00

Carpopenaeus Shrimp FossilDescription: A fine example of a shrimp of the Cenomanian Stage (93-97 m.y.a) Sublithographic limestone deposits of Hajoula, Lebanon, this one is assigned to the genus Carpopenaeus . A fine example of the degree of preservation found in these deposits found some 270 meters below the surface. Many invertebrate fossils from Lebanon are artificially colored, with appendages and antennae highlighted by paint. This is NOT the case here, letting you see the natural preservation without enhancement. Note the serrated rostrum, a distinctive feature of this extinct genus.

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