Cymatoceras nautilus (Krach)

unknownTop chalk

Vistula River Museum in Kazimierz Dolny

Vistula River Museum in Kazimierz Dolny
Kazimierz Dolny, Poland

The nautilus is a representative of a group of extinct cephalopods, which lived in upper Cretaceous seas. The mould of the nautilus features a preserved body chamber. This specimen was obtained from a quarry in Piotrawin in 1983.


  • Title: Cymatoceras nautilus (Krach)
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: Top chalk
  • Location Created: Piotrawin
  • Physical Dimensions: r 14 cm
  • Provenance: Acquired by Andrzej Piotrowski
  • Medium: Limestone rock

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