*FINE RIBBING* Brachiopod Death Plate Fossil Ukraine



Displayed is a superb plate of fossilised brachiopods from the Lochkovian stage of the lower Devonian period, around 420 to 411 million years ago. It was found in the Czartkow-Podolia area in Ukraine. Even after 400 million years, you can still feel the small ribbing on the shells. This is a truly beautiful specimen and would suit any fossil collection.

Length: 83.78mm (3.298”)

Width: 74.81mm (2.945”)

Weight: 178.6 grams (6.3 oz.)

Brachiopods (phylum Brachiopoda) are hard shelled marine animals that first appeared during the early Cambrian period, around 550 million years ago. They look similar to bivalves, but bivalves are part of the mollusc phylum, whereas brachiopods are their own phylum and unrelated to molluscs. Although brachiopods are rare today, back in the Palaeozoic era they were extremely common and widely dispersed throughout the world. For more information, click here.


Length: 83.78mm (3.298”)

Width: 74.81mm (2.945”)

Weight: 178.6 grams (6.3 oz.)

Location: Czartkow, Podolia, Ukraine

Geological era: Palaeozoic

Period: Lower Devonian Period

Stage: Lochkovian

Age (MYA): (420 to 411 Million Years Ago

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