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    A well preserved, rare Scyphocrinites elegans crinoid holdfast from Morocco. The Scyphocrinites crinoids were floating crinoids and their holdfast was actually an air bladder that supported multiple stems and calyx. This holdfast is bulbous with a fantastic detail. These crinoid holdfasts make excellent fantastic display pieces. Note - Discounted an international shipping charge applies. Authenticity guaranteed. I never see these holdfasts available!

    M2058 BoP       SIZE: 4-1/2" x 3-3/4" x 4"

    Name: Scyphocrinites elegans        Age: Upper Silurian (420 MMYA)        Location: Djebel Issoumour, Alnif, Morocco

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    A well preserved, rare Scyphocrinites elegans crinoid holdfast. The Scyphocrinites crinoids were floating crinoids and their holdfast was actually an air bladder that supported multiple stems and calyx. This holdfast is bulbous with fantastic detail. These crinoids make fantastic display pieces. An excellent rare holdfast specimen. First time that I have seen this holdfast! Authenticity guaranteed. Weighs 4.1 lbs - discounted international shipping charge apply.

    Moroccan Silurian crinoids - Unlike today's sea lilies which resemble flowers fastened to the seafloor which are crowned with a pinwheel of frilled arms. The Scyphocrinites crinoid was a floating variety which was attached to a holdfast air bladder that supported multiple stems and calyx ("flower"). 

    Name: Scyphocrinites elegans

    Age: Upper Silurian (420 MMYA)

    Location: Djebel Issoumour, Alnif, Morocco

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    Size4-1/2" W x 3-3/4" L x 4" H
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