Top Quality Dragonfly from Solnhofen, Germany

Name: Anisophlebia helle
Age:  Jurassic
Formation:  Malm zeta 2 (Solnhofen)
Location:  Eichstatt, Germany
Size: Body is 3.3" long, wingspan is 4.3" across

Specimen SS148

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This is simply a museum quality fossil. It is a large Anisophlebia helle dragonfly from the Solnhofen Limestone of Germany. Dragonflies are probably the most prized invertebrate fossils from this site, and this one is no exception. The specimen is complete and displays beautifully. All four wings are wonderfully showcased, with the extremely fine venation easily seen. The head and segmented body of the dragonfly are both well preserved, and some mandibles are even present (rare). There are no cracks or breaks in the large, natural matrix plate, making for a super display. This is one of the most detailed fossil dragonflies from Solnhofen we have ever had. It is a fabulous example of one of the most sought-after fossil insects in the world.

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