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Plate with a pair of branchiosauridae with soft tissue preservation - Apateon pedestris - 20.5 x 8 cm

Lot reference 13040841
Plate with a pair of branchiosauridae with soft tissue preservation - Apateon pedestris - 20.5 x 8 cm

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Permian (295 mil y - 290 mil y) - Odernheim, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Fossil plate with two handsomely preserved Branchiosaurus-specimens of the species Apateon pedestris, with beautiful retention of both skin and teeth.

Apateon pedestris was a type of small primitive amphibian with a maximal length at maturity of 15 cm. Their round body scales and external gills are frequently preserved in their fossils. Contrary to other amphibians, A. pedestris did not experience a metamorphosis, but remained in a larval stadium for its entire life, even when reaching sexual maturity. As a consequence they spent their entire existence in the water.

Material: shale (Odernheimer Kalkbank facies, Rotliegend formation)
Dimensions: 20.5 x 8 x 1.7/0.9 cm (matrix), 7.1 x 1.4 cm and 7.4 x 1.1 cm (specimens)
Geological period/age: Permian (295.0 mil y - 290.1 mil y)
Condition: two breakage lines that were present at find, but have been professionally restored
Weight: 0.409 kg
Shipping method: PostNL

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Feedback score: 100%
Reviews given: 6
Member since: July 15, 2017
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    Another beautiful piece and excellent delivery. Very satisfied. Thank you!

    amelchers September 18, 2017

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    Very fast delivery, very good packaging, very nice item, very friendly seller...
    Hope to deal with you nex time.

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    220992 August 28, 2017

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    Mooi fossiel, en een leuke aanvulling op mijn verzameling. Bedankt!

    amelchers August 17, 2017

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    Jammer dat de grootste beschadiging niet zichtbaar was op de foto's.

    Vince-B August 11, 2017

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    Bedankt voor je feedback. Had ik misschien inderdaad beter op moeten letten en zal ik zeker meenemen voor de toekomst!

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Germany $ 25.81
Denmark $ 32.26
Spain $ 32.26
France $ 25.81
United Kingdom $ 25.81
Ireland $ 32.26
Italy $ 32.26
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