Nice Mioplosus Fossil Fish, Green River, Wyoming

$210.00

Description

Up for sale is one of the rarer species of fish that are found in the Green River Formation. The preservation of this specimen is superb; the bones and fins are strikingly clear and the skull is in great condition. If you have a fossil or mineral collection, this fish would be an outstanding addition or a unique gift.

This fossil is 100% genuine with NO restoration.

Specifications:

Species: Mioplosus labracoides

Length: 121.05mm (4.765”)

Height: 70.58mm (2.779”)

Depth: 11.84mm (0.466”)

Age: 40 to 48 Million Years Old

Location: Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA

Mioplosus is an extinct genus of Percid fish and lived during early to middle Eocene epoch of the Palaeogene period (40 to 48 million years ago). They are believed to have been voracious predators and have been found with fish lodged in their throats. These fish could grow up to 51cm (20”), but most were 41cm (20”) and smaller.

Specifications

Specifications of Entire Specimen:

Species: Mioplosus labracoides

Length: 121.05mm (4.765”)

Height: 70.58mm (2.779”)

Depth: 11.84mm (0.466”)

Age: 40 to 48 Million Years Old

Location: Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA

Geological era: Cenozoic

Period: Palaegene

Epochs: Eocene

Age (MYA): 53.5 to 48.5 Million Years Ago

 

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UK & Europe $16 $30
New Zealand $10 $20
Australia Free $8

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