Upper Jurassic (148 myo)
Shrimp: Approx. 3"-1.75"
Antennae to tail Approx. 8.75"
Matrix: Approx. 8.75" × 9.5" x .5"
This beautiful, aesthetic and well preserved fossil shrimp comes from the famous Solnhofen lithographic limestone, in Eichstatt, Germany. This particular region is home to some of the world's most key fossil discoveries, including Archaeopteryx, the famous feathered dinosaur. It is the oldest bird fossil to have been found by paleontologists.