Leptopius duponti - Fossil Weevil Cocoon

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A Leptopius duponti - fossil Weevil cocoon from Eyre Pennisula, South Australia. They are known as "pixie clogs". These cacoons were spun by the weevils in their pupae stage to protect them during metamorphosis into adult beetles. Excellent preservation. Note - 1-5/16" thick. This is a late Pleistocene - Holocene trace fossil. A unique display piece! 

Y074          SIZE: 2-1/4"   (1-5/16" Thick)  

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