Armadillo Dermal Scute

$35.00

1 in stock

Description

This beautiful fossil giant armadillo dermal scute measures 1.95 inches by 1.44 inches and is .4 inch thick.  So rich in texture, this will definitely be a conversation starter.  Displayed and sold in riker mount box measuring 4 1/2 inches by 5 1/2 inches with a glass front.

This scute or armor plate of a prehistoric, giant Armadillo (Holmesina septentrionalis) was collected in the Pleistocene deposits of Northern Florida.  Much larger than modern Armadillos, the Holmesina could reach a length of 2 meters and weigh up to 500 lbs (227 kg)

 

Pleistocene Period
Peace River
Northport, Florida