Harpactocarcinus Punctulatus (Desmarest)
Crab Claws In Rich Sandstone Matrix (Italy)
Item Code: 01072017/0223 (Foreshore Code)
Period: Lutetian is, in the geologic timescale, a stage or age in the Eocene. It spans the time between 47.8 & 41.2 million years ago.
Description: Lovely pale block of Italian sandstone showing two detached crab claws (Harpactocarcinus punctulatus (Desmarest)). Both 3D and covered in tubercles with one being much more complete than the other. Superb detail and would make a lovely and interesting gift for any collector or as an interesting gift for anyone, young or old, beginner or experienced collector. It was found near the beautiful city of Verona (Italy)
Dimensions: Matrix: 100mms x 70mms x 65 mms & the main Claw is 36 mms long
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