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Click to enlarge   Name Hoploparia gammaroides (Lobster)
  ref ARTH135
  This is a wonderfully preserved Eocene lobster. The lobster exhibits fine detail and has its legs and claws preserved. Specimens of this completeness are becoming rare and this is a lovely fine specimen.
  Age Eocene, London Clay
  Size Size of Nodule 75mm x 45mm
  location Tankerton, Kent, UK
 
  price £ 57.50
   
 
Click to enlarge   Name Xyloiulus sp (Millipede )
  ref ARTH344
  This incredible 325 year old fossil millipede has been preserved in a half nodule. The detail on the millipede's segmented body is absolutely magnificent and there is some evidence, under magnification of soft body preservation. The specimen was discovered in 1999 and has resided in the late professor GORDON WALKDEN collection ever since. This open cast quarry closed down and back filled over a decade ago. Only very few millipedes' were found at this now world famous carboniferous locality. One for the serious and discerning collector. Fossils Direct is a premium colletors website.
  Age Carbonifeous, Westphalian B , Coal Measures
  Size Length of Millipede 50mm
  location Crock Hey Open Cast Quarry, Wigan, Lancashire, UK
 
  price £ 495.00
   
 
Click to enlarge   Name Mecochirus magna (Quality Lobster)
  ref 1803
  This beautifully preserved lobster was discovered in 2001 and has resided in the late professor GORDON WALKDEN collection ever since. The lobster is approximately 117 million years old and will make a lovely drawer specimen for the collector. Preserved both sides which is a really nice feature. These quality crustaceans are becoming hard to find now at this locality. Fossils Direct is a premium collectors website.
  Age Cretaceous, Aptian, Lower Greensand
  Size Length of Lobster 70mm
  location Atherfield, Isle of Wight, UK
 
  price £ 32.50
   
 
Click to enlarge   Name Belinurus trilobitoides (Lovely specimen)
  ref 5020
  Belinurus is an extinct genus of Xiphosuran, related to the modern Horse Shoe crab. This lovely example has been preserved in a small nodule and was discovered in 1999. The nodule is comprised of Siderite which is an iron compound. This pit has now been filled in and so these ancient fossils are becoming increasingly difficult to obtain thesedays. This fossil resided in the late professor GORDON WALKDEN collection. Approximately 325 million years old.Fossils Direct is a premium collectors website.
  Age Carbonifeous, Westphalian
  Size Size of Euproops 30mm x 22mm
  location Crock Hey Open Cast Quarry, Wigan, Lancashire, UK
 
  price £ 195.00
   
 
 
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