Scaphites Ammonite from Montana

$130.00

Scaphites ammonite fossil for sale. This beautiful specimen originates from Montana, USA and is iridescent, flashing blue and green under the light. Scaphites is a genus of heteromorphic ammonite from the Cretaceous period and are not as common as other genera. Please view photos carefully for more information.

This fossil is 100% genuine with no restorations.

Genus: Scaphites sp.

Location: Montana, USA

Geological era: Mesozoic

Period: Cretaceous

Age (MYA): 100 - 65 Million Years Ago

Entire Specimen

Length: 89.79mm (3.535”)

Width: 78.12mm (3.076")

Weight: 389.84 grams (13.751 oz.)

Ammonite

Length: 68.22mm (2.686”)

Width: 49.76mm (1.959")

Ammonoids are an extinct group of marine mollusc animals in the subclass Ammonoidea of the class Cephalopoda. These molluscs are more closely related to living coleoids (i.e., octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish) than they are to shelled nautiloids such as the living Nautilus species. The earliest ammonites appear during the Devonian, and the last species died out during the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event.

Ammonites are excellent index fossils, and it is often possible to link the rock layer in which a particular species or genus is found to specific geologic time periods. Their fossil shells usually take the form of planispirals, although there were some helically spiraled and nonspiraled forms (known as heteromorphs).

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