Location Found: Glenafric Beach, Glenafric Station, North Canterbury South Island, NEW ZEALAND. Dimensions: 7.00 ins x 6.95 ins x 3.00 ins. CRAB Dimensions:7.00 INS X 4.10 INS. This is a giant fossil crab of the species Tumidocarcinus giganteus from New Zealand. It's Miocene in age (15-20 million years old) and 7 inches wide including the legs.
It was found in a very hard concretion that was split open and then professionally prepared. It probably took on the order of 40-50 hours to prepare this specimen. The item "TUMIDOCARCINUS GIGANTEUS CRAB FOSSIL MIOCENE SOUTH ISLAND NEW ZEALAND" is in sale since Sunday, May 14, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Fossils\Mollusks\Ammonites".The seller is "crystal_rocker" and is located in Lakemba, NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.