8.3" Tall, Miocene Fossil Gastropod Cluster - France

 
 
 
These are fossil gastropods collected near Bordeaux, France. They are Early Miocene in age which makes them approximately 16-20 million years old. These fossil shells have been remounted in an artificial matrix for display purposed.

The prominent members of this collection are two Buccinidae (welk) and a Conidae (cone snails) and a Charoniidae (trumpet snail). The largest shell is a welk. In addition, there are shells and fragments from a number of other marine gastropods, corals, and mollusks.

More information on this location and its fossil gastropod fauna can be found at:

https://www.paleontica.org/sites/fossil_site.php?plaats=221
FOR SALE
$259 $145
DETAILS
SPECIES
Bunccinidae, Conidae, Charoniidae
LOCATION
Saucrats la Brede near Bordeaux, France
SIZE
8.3 x 5.3"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#113658
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