Rare, 3.2" Silurian Phyllocarid (Ceratiocaris) Fossil - Scotland

This is a rare, Silurian aged Phyllocarid (Ceratiocaris papilio) collected in Scotland. It's 3.2" in length and it's exceptionally well preserved on a nice section of shale. Comes with an acrylic display stand.

Phyllocarids are a type of arthropod that developed during the Cambrian. They had a hard, protective shell and hinged carapace and were thought to have a life-style similar to shrimp. Exactly how they fit into arthropod the taxonomy is still being debated.
FOR SALE
$465
DETAILS
SPECIES
Ceratiocaris papilio
LOCATION
Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
FORMATION
Kip Burn Formation
SIZE
3.2" long on 3.8 x 3.1" rock
ITEM
#113109
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