|Name: La Voulte-sur-Rhône
Location: Ardèche, France
Age: Lower Callovian, Jurassic
The fossils found at La Voulte-sur-Rhône are a Konservat-Lagerstatte, a deposit where the organisms show an unusual quality of preservation. In this case the soft parts are incredibly well preserved, sometimes down to cellular detail.
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Section author: Sarah Joomun
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