Harpactocacinus Punctatus Fossil Crab. Superb Example

Item Description

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 on a matrix from Verona, Italy. 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 excellent example.

Crab: 100mm wide x 97mm length x 43mm height approx
Matrix: 113 x 124mm x 54 approx



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