A Pair of Acanthochirana (Shrimp) From Lebanon

Item Description

Late Cretaceous Period- C. 100-66 Million Years Ago

Order to which the fossil belongs:   Decapoda
Name of which the family belongs: Penaeidae
Informal name of the fossil: Shrimp

Shrimp have long antennae which are longer than the body and the abdominal segments overlap each other and a tail spine is spindle shaped.
Nice definition of a pair of shrimp on a matrix of sub-oolitic limestone.
Matrix: 97mm x 102mm length
Shrimp: 52mm length



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