Malm Zeta 2 Limestone (Solnhofen). Wingspan is over 3" across, plate is 8.4" across! This is a top quality insect fossil.Dragonfly from the Solnhofen Limestone of Germany. Dragonflies are probably the most prized invertebrate fossils from this site, and this one is no exception. The distinct specimen is complete and displays beautifully. All four wings are wonderfully showcased, with the extremely fine venation easily seen. The head and body of the dragonfly are also well preserved.
The impressive fossil is well showcased on the large, squared plate of limestone, making for a killer display. And the fossil is 100% natural - NO PAINT OR ENHANCEMENT WHATSOEVER on this amazing specimen! The dendrites are also natural!
This is a very detailed fossil dragonfly from Solnhofen, an excellent example of one of the most sought-after fossils in the world.