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Xiphactinus audax vertebrae - 24 cm

Lot reference 20239161

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Current bid $57
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Location: Belgium
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Niobara Formation, Cretaceous (83 Ma) - Kansas, USA

Xiphactinus - Large swordfish in Latin - was a powerful predator with a length of four to six metres and a tough competitor for the sharks such as the Squalicorax and Carcharias. Thanks to a muscular tail fin the fish could reach a speed of 60 km/h. The lower jaw is shaped in such a way that the beak could be opened wide to catch large prey. Xiphactinus distinguishes itself from other bony fish in particular by the construction of the skeleton which is much sturdier as can be seen from this piece with vertebrae and ribs.

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Feedback score: 96.6%
Reviews given: 247
Member since: November 4, 2014
  • Took 7 days to ship. Had to contact seller to determine it would take extra time to ship.

    user-679376c July 18, 2018

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    Perfect If you are looking for unique and beautiful Fossils.
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    bensonpauwels July 10, 2018

  • Just the pieces I miss...and in a great preservation!! Thank you so much!!!!!

    triade77 June 29, 2018

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    Alles perfekt verlaufen, Toll verpackt.
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    Velten12 June 28, 2018

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    Top-notch quality piece, as usual! Great textures and beautiful preservation too. The dimensions could have been indicated somewhat better, I think, but overall very satisfied! Thanks!
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    amelchers June 20, 2018

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    Bel objet conforme à mes attentes, envoi rapide et parfaitement bien protégé. Merci.
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    user-880a7e6 June 3, 2018

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    Jgeene June 1, 2018

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    Sehr gut, ungewohnlich
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    sprac May 21, 2018

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    Excellent jaw fragment. It arrived perfectly. Thanks so much.
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    jesbrucus May 15, 2018

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    Perfect verpakt. Mooi fossiel.Snelle levering
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    bublesbub May 9, 2018

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    Ravi de cette transaction, parfait en tous
    points, au plaisir .....
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    blancco April 16, 2018

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    Nice piece and fast delivery - highly recommended!
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    DoctorBones March 27, 2018

  • Gorgeous Painting - fast shipping and very well packed on a heavy piece - Professional all around and a perfect transaction.

    vmk321 March 22, 2018

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    Super fossile, délais très court, emballage parfait et sécurisé. A recommander.
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    papymeteor March 14, 2018

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    sprac January 17, 2018

  • Nice item, as in description, everything OK. But very expensive (double) shipping for a small envelope.Nice passepartout completely damaged by packing. Pity.

    julesrenard68 January 11, 2018

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    Super !
    Transaction idéale et piece conforme.
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    Goed verpakt aangekomen en tevreden met mijn aankoop.
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    mmooww November 4, 2017

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United States $40.58
Austria $40.58
Belgium $18.55
Canada $75.36
Denmark $40.58
France $22.03
Germany $22.03
Ireland $40.58
Italy $40.58
Luxembourg $22.03
Netherlands $22.03
Norway $40.58
Poland $40.58
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Spain $40.58
Sweden $40.58
Switzerland $40.58
United Kingdom $40.58
Rest of Europe $40.58
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