Sunday, July 2, 2023

Eoscorpius carbonarius Scorpion Fossil

This picture is of an Eoscorpius carbonarius (Meek & Worthen, 1868) scorpion fossil cast. It was found in Carbondale Formation of Illinois USA. It dates to the Pennsylvanian Period. Its U.S. National Museum catalog number is 618348.

The picture was taken in June 2023 on the first floor of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. USA.