Large Fossil Dragonfly

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Lot 2067
Large Fossil Dragonfly

Sold for US$ 1,062 inc. premium
Large Fossil Dragonfly
Protolindenia wittei
Jurassic
Solnhofen, Germany

This superbly preserved, very large dragonfly is beautifully presented in the fine grain lithographic limestone matrix of its origin, the famous Solnhofen lagerstatte. In this complete specimen, a well-defined head is seen, along with amazing wing detail exhibiting even the most delicate wing membranes. A superlative specimen of a rarely seen species. Matrix measures 7 x 7in; wingspan of specimen measures 4.9in; body of specimen measures 3.4in
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