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Click to enlarge   Name Pterygotus (Erettopterus) bilobus (Juvenile)
  ref ARTH255
  From a Victorian collection comes this very fine juvenile Eurypterid from probably the most famous and classic site in the world. The specimen is on a squared block of hard siltstone and the detail throughout is excellent. This is a very rare, extremely sought after specimen and would make a good investment piece for the future.
  Age Silurian, Ludlow Series
  Size Length of specimen 100mm
  location Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
 
  price £ 675.00
   
 
Click to enlarge   Name Ceratiocaris papillo (Pod Shrimp)
  ref ARTH226
  Preserved on a square block of hardened shale, is this Pod Shrimp. The specimen is more or less completeand has good detail. Specimens from this world famous locality are becoming scarse due to the site being a SSSI site, however this specimen is from an old collection. A good addition to any collection from a classic location.
  Age Silurian, Ludlow Series
  Size Size of matrix 165mm x 125mm
  location Logan Water, Lanarkshire, Scotland, UK
 
  price £ 72.50
   
 
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 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
   
 
 
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