Fish fossil; Length of fish- 22", Phareodus Encaustus
Lot 8051W
Fossil Fish
Sold for US$ 2,250 inc. premium
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Lot Details
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Fossil Fish
Phareodus encaustus
Eocene
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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