Solnhofen Fossils

Fossil Sites
 


Also see: Solnhofen Fossil Site

 

These 150 million year old Jurassic deposits of Solnhofen near Eichstatt, Germany are famous for their exceptionally well-preserved organisms, the most famous of which are the handful of specimens of the ancient bird Archaeopteryx. Crustaceans, Insects, Fish, and others are also preserved with fine detail.

Solnhofen Fossils

Stenophlebia latreilli Dragonfly Fossil
Mesolimulus Horseshoe Crab Fossil
Phasmida Fossil
Aeger Shrimp Fossil
Protolindenia
Archaeopteryx
Aeger tipularis Fossil Shrimp
Sinosura Starfish Fossils
Caturus furcatus Fossil Fish
Leptolepides sprattiformis
Coccoderma Coelacanth
Mecochirus Lobster Fossil
Zamites Cycadeoid Plant Fossil
Attribution: Solnhofen Lithographic Limestone Fossils, Eichstatt, Germany