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SOLNHOFEN DRAGONFLY PAIR

Protolindenia wittei
Origin: Bavaria, Germany
Age: 160 million years
Matrix Dimensions: 30cm x 24cm x 1cm

 

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The fossils of insects are rare their soft body structures are not always conducive for the fossilization process. The beautiful pair consists of the negative and positive imprint of the specimen. It is from the early Jurassic era and is preserved in magnificent Solnhofen limestone found only in Germany. The Solnhofen limestone is known for its excellent preservation of soft bodied organisms such as these.