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Shark Remains
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Click to enlarge   Name Waterstonella grantonensis (Stunning Shrimps)
  ref ARTH260
  Waterstonella is a species of fossil crustacean so distinct from other crustaceans that it has been placed in its own genus. The specimen was named after Dr Charles Waterstone who was the keeper of Geology at The Royal Scottish Museum. This specimen consists of several complete and many fragments of primitive shrimps. The white soft shells are made out of chitin a material similar to finger nails. The bed that this came from has been totally removed and it is now impossible to collect any of these specimens. The specimen is approximately 330 million years old and was collected in the 1980's. This would make an important addition to any collection.
  Age Carboniferous, Oil Shales
  Size Size of specimen 95mm x 75mm
  location Granton Harbour, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  price £ 125.00
Click to enlarge   Name Pterygotus (Erettopterus) bilobus
  ref ARTH236
  From an old collection comes this classic Scottish Eurypterid from this most famous and iconic of locations. These sea scorpions were one of the top predators in the Silurian seas and some grew up to a metre in length. This specimen has been beautifully preserved on a squared piece of hardened shale and will make a great addition to any collection. A fabulous specimen.
  Age Silurian, Ludlow Series
  Size Length of Eurypterid 165mm
  location Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
  price £ 395.00
Click to enlarge   Name Cyclus cf. johnsoni
  ref ARTH126
  This specimen was collected at the turn of the last century and is from an old collection. This is the classic site which is figured in many texts for this early example of this primitive arthropod.Preserved on one half of a hard ironstone split nodule, the specimen shows fine detail under magnification. This is a very rare example. Specimens such as these do not become available for sale very often.
  Age Carboniferous, Westphalian
  Size Size of Cyclus 18mm x 18mm
  location Coseley, Staffordshire, UK
  price £ 85.00
Click to enlarge   Name Tealiocaris robusta
  ref ARTH142
  Age Carboniferous, Namurian
  Size Length of Shrimp 30mm
  location Glasgow, Scotland, UK
  price £ 72.50
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