RARE Stichopteryx Cretaceous Fish Fossil

Stichopteryx sp

Order Beryciformes, Family Trachichthyidae

Geological Time: Middle Cretaceous, Cenomanian Stage (93 million years ago)

Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Fish fossil is 37 mm long on a 95 mm by 63 mm matrix

Fossil Site Lebanese Lagerstätte, en-Nammoura, Lebanon

Code: L560

Price: $395.00

Stichopteryx Fish FossilDescription: This plate offers an opportunity to own an example of a rare predatory Stichopteryx fish. As they mature, Stichopteryx takes on a deeper body outline; this is a fine juvenile specimen. The genus became extinct during the Cretaceous. Notice the fine detail to the vertebral column and the soft tissue preservation. This is only the THIRD example to come out of the en-Nammoura quarry.

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