Ammonite Pair (F12161)

Description

Ammonites are an extinct group of marine animals also known as Cepahalopods (ie their head and foot protruded out of the same opening of the shell). They are related to the extant cuttlefish, squid, and octopus family.

They are excellent index fossils, and it is often possible to link the rock layer in which they are found to specific geological time periods.

Their fossilized shells usually take the form of planispirals, although there were some helically-spiraled and

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Ammonites are an extinct group of marine animals also known as Cepahalopods (ie their head and foot protruded out of the same opening of the shell). They are related to the extant cuttlefish, squid, and octopus family.

They are excellent index fossils, and it is often possible to link the rock layer in which they are found to specific geological time periods.

Their fossilized shells usually take the form of planispirals, although there were some helically-spiraled and non-spiraled forms (known as "heteromorphs").

This pair is from Madagascar weighing approx. 127 grams

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