Orthoceras Fossils - Polished
A prehistoric squid, the orthoceras is one of our most popular fossils.
Orthoceras are prehistoric marine cephalopods ("head-footed creatures") related to squid and octopus. These beautiful orthoceras (meaning "Straight Horn") fossils were collected from a location in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco in Northern Africa. They date back to the Devonian Period - 395 to 345 million years old!