Orthoceras Squid Fossil Tree 400 Million Years Old From Morocco and Silurian Age. Underwater life thrived during the Silurian Period, 443 million years ago to 416 million years ago. The Silurian Period occurred from 443 million to 416 million years ago. It was the third period in the Paleozoic Era.
Orthoceras was an ancient mollusk (squid) that lived more than 400 million years ago. The name means straight horn, referring to the characteristic long, straight, conical shell. The preserved shell is all that remains of this ancestor of our modern-day squid.
Item # C-16
★ Material: Orthoceras Squid Fossil
★ Size: # 1 approx 9" tall / # 2 approx 8" tall
★ Weight: # 1 is 3.5 (lb) pounds / # 2 is 3.1 (lb) pounds
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