Harpactocacinus Punctatus Fossil Crab. Nice Example
Eocene Period- C. 50 Million Years Ago
Order to which the fossil belongs: Decapoda
Name of which the family belongs: Xanthidae
A Harpactocacinus Punctatus fossil crab from Verona, Italy, on a matrix . Soon after its death, the legs would usual disarticulate, but the main limbs with pinchers are present.
The tips of pincers have been painted otherwise good definition and a nice example.
Crab: 70mm wide x 80mm length x 35mm height approx
Matrix: 70mm x 154mm x 60mm approx