Fossil Cockroach - Crato Formation, Brazil
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This fossil cockroach was found in the world-famous Crato Formation in Brazil. It dates to the Lower Cretaceous Period - 108-92 million years ago. There is absolutely no restoration. An incredible collector fossil!All fossils in Brazil are now protected and ineligible for export, making this an incredibly rare piece.
Cockroach measures 1.1 inch (2.8 cm) long and .58 inch (1.5 cm) wide.
Matrix is 3.8 inches (9.7 cm) long.
Weighs 173 g
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