Cretaceous Lobster (Palinurus) From Lebanon
Middle Cretaceous Period, Cenomanian Stage – C. 93-97 Million Years Ago
Location: Hajoula, Lebanon.
Informal name of the fossil: Lobster
A nice example of a lobster of the genus Palinurus, ancestor of the modern-day spiny lobster.
Repaired matrix of sub-oolitic limestone and a good sized lobster with nice definition.
Matrix: 183mm x 270mm length
Lobster: 36mm to 193mm length including antennae