SIZE (Picture scale cube=1cm): 212 x 182 x 41mm (8.35 x 7.17 x 1.61 inches)
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Genus: Nautiloid Cephalopod
Age: Devonian Period
Location Found: Morocco
Orthoceras, meaning “Straight Horn”, was a cephalopod that lived more than 400 million years ago. Its name refers to the characteristic long, straight, conical shell these possessed. The soft body lived in the last open-ended segment at the large end of the conical shell, the preserved fossilised shell is all that remains.ACTUAL AS SEEN: The image shows the EXACT unique specimen you will receive. Measurements are as accurate as possible, though be aware measuring precise dimensions can be difficult from irregular shaped items. Whilst we portray colours as close to life-like as we can, colours will vary if taken in sunlight, indoors, from monitor to monitor and device to device. The scale cube in the photo is 1cm to give a visual size.