15011 - Finest Grade Fossil Shrimp Carpopenaeus Cretaceous Age Lebanon
15011 - Finest Grade Fossil Shrimp Carpopenaeus Cretaceous Age Lebanon 15011 - Finest Grade Fossil Shrimp Carpopenaeus Cretaceous Age Lebanon 15011 - Finest Grade Fossil Shrimp Carpopenaeus Cretaceous Age Lebanon

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15011 - Finest Grade Fossil Shrimp Carpopenaeus Cretaceous Age Lebanon

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Species
Carpopenaeus callirostris, Glaessner (1946) (decapod)
Age
Upper Cretaceous, Cenomanian stage (~94 million years)
Location
Hjoula, Byblos, Lebanon
Formation
Sannine Formation
Size
35 mm   •    in
Weight
165 g   •    oz
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Description
Carpopenaeus callirostris, Glaessner 1946 (decapod)
Malacostraca - Decapoda - Carpopenaeidae
Scientific name: Carpopenaeus sp - Shrimp

Location: Hjoula, Lebanon

Geological Formation: Sannine Formation

Age: Upper Cretaceous, Cenomanian stage ( 96 million years)

Size: 3,5cm (The shrimp)

Ref: K18

Well preserved fossil Shrimp (Carpopenaeus) in the matrix. This Shrimp is from the Cretaceous 100 million years old 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.
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