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Naturkunde-Museum Bielefeld (namu) Erdgeschichtliche Sammlung [ES/jw-33514]

Pfeilschwanzkrebs - Mesolimulus walchi

Pfeilschwanzkrebs - Mesolimulus walchi (Naturkunde-Museum Bielefeld (namu) CC BY-NC-SA)
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Description

Gut erhaltener Limulus der Art Mesolimulus walchi (DESM) aus den Solnhofener Plattenkalken (Malm).
Der Pfeilschwanzkrebs war wohl im Wasser mit sehr unterschiedlicher Salinität lebensfähig. Er schob sich mit einem Beinpaar nach vorn und hinterließ häufig Fusseindrücke oder Schleifspuren.


Fund: Blumenberg, Eichstätt/Altmühl

Measurements ...

10 x 7 cm (Fossilabmessungen)

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[Last update: 2017/05/08]

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