1.5" Discoscaphites Gulosus Ammonite - South Dakota

This is a partial, 1.5" wide Discoscaphites gulosus ammonite specimen from the Fox Hills Formation of South Dakota. The limestone has been cut flat to allow the ammonite to display without a stand.

These 70 million year old ammonites lived when South Dakota was a shallow inland sea. It was found preserved in a concretion that was split open. It then had to be hand prepared to remove the hard rock surrounding it from the shell, a very time consuming task.
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DETAILS
SPECIES
Discoscaphites gulosus
LOCATION
Dewey County, South Dakota
FORMATION
Fox Hills Formation
SIZE
1.5" Wide
ITEM
#43949
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