Orthoceras fossil bowl (deep)Order number: 61.705
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Orthoceras: a group of animals that belonged to the cephalopods - they were the closest relatives of the ammonites.
The nautiloids ("straight horns") lived in the sea with a cylindrical shell that was divided into segments. Movement in the "recoil nozzle principle" in a horizontal position by inflowing and squeezing out the water.
The muscular tentacles on their heads earned them the name.
They were good and quick swimmers - were considered cruel, carnivorous predators.
Age: approx. 280 - 320 million years
Location: North Africa, Morocco and Altas Mountains
Occurrence: Ordovician to Triassic
Size: Ordovician reached a length of up to 5,74 yard (5 meters.)
- Orthoceras Fossil Bowl
- Diameter Ø: approx. 7,87 inch (20 cm)
- Height: about 2,17 inch (5.5 cm)
- Weight: approx. 1,65 lbs (750 g.)
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