0.8 Snake Egg Fossil In Matrix Ophiodienovum Sp Eocene Age Bouxwiller, France
Location: Bouxwiller in Alsace, France
Weight: 1.2 Ounces
Dimensions: 2.4 Inches Long, 1.2 Inches Wide, 1.1 Inches Thick (Matrix)
Dimensions: 0.8 Inches Long, 0.5 Inches Wide, 0.4 Inches Thick (Fossil Egg)
The Item pictured is the one you will receive.
Eocene Age 50 Million Years old.
This is a genuine Fossil.
Bouxwiller is a small town located in the region of Alsace, France. It is known for its rich geological history and has yielded numerous fossil discoveries. One notable find from Bouxwiller is an Ophiodienovum sp snake egg fossil, which dates back to the Eocene Age, approximately 50 million years ago.
The Ophiodienovum sp snake egg fossil provides valuable insights into the evolutionary history of snakes and their reproductive strategies. Fossils like these help scientists understand the ancient ecosystems and the diversity of life that existed during that time period.
Snake eggs are typically elongated and covered in a leathery or calcified shell. They are laid by female snakes and provide a protective environment for the developing embryos. The discovery of snake egg fossils allows researchers to study the morphology and structure of these ancient eggs, providing clues about the reproductive biology of snakes in the past.