Devonian, approx. 400 million years old - Gemünden, Hunsrück, Germany
Absolute rarity in great preservation:
Fossil: Drepanaspis gemuendenensis Schlüter, 1887
Main class: Agnatha
- extremely rare fossil
- excellent, well-preserved condition
- complete armoured fish
- body covered with bone plates
- rear body protected by roof tile-like overlapping scales
- characteristic ornamentation of bony plates
- the "toothed" edges of the bone plates are great
- with typical fan-shaped, laterally flattened caudal fin
- fossil records are rare
- paleontological treasure
100 % original
no supplement, no break, no gluing!
in original slate concretion
- from the world famous site Kaisergrube Gemünden (Hunsrück), Germany
Geological era: Devonian, approx. 400 million years ago
Find spot: Gemünden, Hunsrück, Germany
Dimensions: Fish approx. 34 x 19 cm
Shale plate approx. 46 x 39 cm
Weight: 7.3 kg
This fossil was the highlight of a German private collection for over 30 years. It has been touched up last year and given the rating Top-Fossil by experts.
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Lovely fossil, thank you!
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