Lot 250: Nautilus. A fossil coiled Nautilus shell with a polished surface, revealing highly irridescent shell sutures beneath. Morocco, North Africa, approximately 300 Million years old, 12 cm Nautiloids are a large and diverse group of marine cephalopods (Mollusca) belonging to the subclass Nautiloidea that began in the Late Cambrian and are represented today by the living Nautilus and Allonautilus. (1)
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