Fish fossil; Length of fish- 22", Phareodus Encaustus
Lot 2152W
Fossil Fish
US$ 3,000 - 4,000
£1,800 - 2,400
Lot Details
Fossil Fish
Phareodus encaustus
Green River Formation, Wyoming

A fine example of the piranha-like species, Phareodus encaustus, from the famed "18-inch layer" of the Green River Formation, in an aesthetically pleasing irregularly shaped matrix. This species is considered rare in this geologic locality.
Measures 54 x 32 1/2 x 2in. Length of specimen: 22 1/2in

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