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Argochampsa krebsi Fossil Crocodile Skull and Bones | Morocco

Original price $2,115.00 - Original price $2,115.00
Original price
$2,115.00
$2,115.00 - $2,115.00
Current price $2,115.00


Argochampsa krebsi skull and bones
Lower Paleocene
Oulad Abdoun Basin
Morocco

Approximate matrix overall measurements: 19.5" x 18" x 4.25", Approximate skull measurement: 14.75", assorted bones: 2.25", 4", 5", 6", 6.5", 7", 8.5" and 10.5" and weighs approx 34lbs

This rare fossil crocodilian skull is still in a plaster field jacket that secures the sandy matrix, skull and bones. Some restoration was needed on the snout of this specimen. This unique specimen is the perfect size for displaying. 

Argochampsa is an extinct genus of eusuchian crocodylomorph, usually regarded as a gavialoid crocodilian, related to modern gharials. It lived in the Paleocene of Morocco. Described by Hua and Jouve in 2004, the type species is A. krebsi, with the species named for Bernard Krebs. Wikipedia

Due to the size and weight of this specimen, it will be shipped in an internationally compliant wooden crate.

 Please contact us for a specific shipping rate. You may opt in for in-store pickup to cut your shipping costs all together and pick up your specimen in person. You can pick up from our store location in Kemmerer, Wyoming, or we deliver to both the Denver Gem & Mineral show in the Fall and the Tucson Gem & Mineral show in the winter. For any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us directly.