View Points
Exhibition hall: The History of the Earth and Life
The World’s Largest Orthacantus senckenbergianus Specimen
The World's LargestOrthacantus senckenbergianus Specimen
Display Location: The History of the Earth and Life
At 2.45 meters long, this specimen is the largest in the world. It was discovered in a Permian (290-248 million years ago) deposit in Germany. The second largest specimen sits in the Senekenberg Museum in the same country.

back page MAIN next page