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Cabinet of Curiosities: Natural History, Entomology and Minerals / Plaque murale fossile présentant des poissons Fossil Fish Mural

Lot 31
Plaque murale fossile présentant des poissons

Fossil Fish Mural
Amended
21 September 2022, 14:00 CEST
Paris

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Plaque murale fossile présentant des poissons

Fossil Fish Mural

Diplomystus dentatus, Priscacara sp. (Cope, 1877) and Knightia eocaena
Eocene
Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA

The limestone layers of the Eocene Lagerstätte of the Green River Formation, are a rare place where conditions were right for a rich accumulation of undisturbed fossils. The present is a classic fish mural from this popular American fossil locality which includes: a Diplomystus dentatus, length 30 cm; a Knightia eocaena, length 34 cm; and three Priscacaras, an extinct temperate bass, measuring between 11 and 13 cm in length. Measuring 122.5 x 76 x 8 cm

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Please note: The largest fish on this plate is a Notogonious, not a Knightia.

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