Ancient Lebanese Cretaceous Fish

Name: Diplomystus powrei

Age: Middle Cretaceous, Cenomanian Stage

Size: mm (25.4mm=1 inch): 59 mm high, 78 mm in length on 105 mm by 83 mm matrix.

Location: Hajoula, Lebanon

Code: L139

Price: $135 - Sold


Description: A fine example of the Order Elllimmichthyformes, Family Ellimmichthydae, Diplomystus powrei was a precursor to Diplomystus dentatus, a well-known fish of the Eocene Green River deposits of Wyoming. This meant that this particular genus lasted for well over 45 million years. It became extinct during the Miocene. 

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Diplomystus powrei

Lebanese Cretaceous Fish

Diplomystus powrei

 

Diplomystus powrei

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