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Insects, especially the dragonflies, from Solnhofen / Eichstätt are coveted collectibles because they captivate with their exquisite and fine preservation. But mayflies, beetles, grasshoppers and others are no less interesting and worth collecting.


Order number # SOL77

Name: Chresmoda obscura GERMAR 1839
Location: Eichstaett, Germany
Age: Upper Jurassic, 150,8 - 152 Mio. Years +/- 2 Mio. Years
Size: 12 cm , Matrix 18,5x20 cm
Price: 340.- EUR*
Description: Very good fossil of a water strider Chresmoda - the matrix on the left side was restored for aesthetic reasons.
Status: availabe

Chresmoda obscura GERMAR 1839 Complete view Detailed view


Order number # SOL78

Name: Cymatophlebia longialata MUENSTER, 1839
Location: Eichstaett, Germany
Age: Upper Jurassic, 150,8 - 152 Mio. Years +/- 2 Mio. Years
Size: Body: 12 cm (Wings: 6cm), Matrix 26,6x28,5 cm
Price: 400.- EUR*
Description: Bigger dragonfly Cymatophlebia. Slab was broken but professionaly repaired.
Status: availabe

Cymatophlebia longialata MUENSTER, 1839 Complete view Detailed view Detailed view Detailed view


Order number # SOL3

Name: Hexagenites cellulosus HAGEN
Location: Eichstaett, Germany
Age: Upper Jurassic, 150,8 - 152 Mio. Years +/- 2 Mio. Years
Size: Body 3 cm, Wings 1,5 cm, Matrix 21 x 28 cm
Price: 230.- EUR*
Description: Very fine preserved mayfly Hexagenites. Of course both sides of the fossil will be included.
Status: availabe

Hexagenites cellulosus HAGEN Complete view Detailed view Detailed view


Order number # SOL19

Name: Chresmoda sp. GERMAR 1839
Location: Eichstaett, Germany
Age: Upper Jurassic, 150,8 - 152 Mio. Years +/- 2 Mio. Years
Size: 13 cm, Matrix 20 x 15
Price: 350.- EUR*
Description: Rare waterstrider that differs a bit from Chresmoda obscura (Body). Not sure if this represents a new genus.
Status: availabe

Chresmoda sp. GERMAR 1839 Complete view Detailed view Detailed view


Order number # SOL21

Name: Pycnophlebia robusta ZEUNER, 1939
Location: Eichstaett, Germany
Age: Upper Jurassic, 150,8 - 152 Mio. Years +/- 2 Mio. Years
Size: Insect 19 cm, Matrix 21,5 x 29 cm
Price: 600.- EUR*
Description: Pycnophlebia is the largest grassshopper from the Solnhofen limestone.
Status: availabe

Pycnophlebia robusta ZEUNER, 1939 Complete view Detailed view Detailed view

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