Friday, March 19, 2010

French Eocene Snail Fossils

Snail fossils from Parnes (Oise), France from the Eocene Epoch and Lutetian Stage (40-48 million years ago). This first fossil is called Potamides tricarinatus.

This next fossil is called Rhinoclavis striatus from Chaumont (Oise) France.

This fossil is called Turritella terbellata found in Chaumont (Oise) France.

This last fossil is Clavilithes parisiensis found in Damery (Marne), France.

All fossils were photographed on display at the Museum of Natural History in Paris, France.