Rare Carboniferous Horseshoe Crab (Euproops) - England

 
This is a rare, Upper Carboniferous Xiphosuran (Horseshoe Crab) from England. The ancestry of modern day horseshoe crabs (Limulus) can be traced all the way back to the Cambrian. It was collected from a quarry in Lancashire, England which is no longer accessible as it is now a landfill pit. Comes with a riker mount display case.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Euproops rotundatus
LOCATION
Crock Hey Open Cast Quarry, Lancashire, England
SIZE
1.35" long
ITEM
#62752
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