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Ghost Shrimp

Ghost shrimp pieces are fairly common in the Cretaceous streams, but this is by far the most complete one I’ve come across. The tail can be seen at the right side, with the top of the carapace rotated 90 deg on the left.
Location Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Species Protocallianassa mortoni
Age Cretaceous Era
Category Invertebrate
Length 2 1/2 inches

ID1637
Memberxiphodan
Date Added11/14/2005

  

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