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A fossil of the soft body of an ancient octopus species preserved on part and counterpart.

Details

  • Title: Paleoctopus sp
  • Location: Lebanon, Asia
  • Type: Fossil
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • External Link: View this object record in the Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center
  • USNM Catalog Number(s): PAL530176
  • Scientific Name: <i>Paleoctopus sp.</i>
  • Photo Credit: Chip Clark, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  • Geologic Age: Mesozoic - Cretaceous
  • Field: Paleobiology

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