Notogoneous Priscara mural
Lot 2154
Fish Mural with Uncommon Species
Sold for US$ 1,375 inc. premium
Lot Details
Fish Mural with Uncommon Species
Notogoneus sp, Priscacara sp.
Eocene
Green River Formation, Wyoming

This unusual fossil fish, Notogoneus is presented with a relative of the modern bass, a Priscacara liops. Both were trapped in the calcium carbonate limestone sediments of a 51-million-year-old lake bed. The stone has been backed with high-grade birch plywood and fitted with a French cleat for wall installation.
Measures 33 x 21 x 1 1/2 in. Length of bigger specimen: 18in
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