orthoceras Fossil From Morocco. Condition is “New”. Shipped with USPS First Class.
Orthoceras is an extinct cephalopod that lived during the Devonian period nearly 400 million years ago. Now you can gaze at this ancient squid on your desk!
• Natural fossil in black marble matrix
Like other cephalopods they lived inside of their shell, had tentacles they could use to grab food and used jet propulsion, squirting water to move. Ancestors to the modern day squid, they ranged in size from a few inches to six feet. As they died their shells accumulated on the ocean floor