Detailed Damselfly Insect Fossil

from Green River Formation

Insect Order Odonata, Family Zygoptera

Geological Time: Eocene

Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Insect fossil is 16 mm, Matrix: 65 mm by 75 mm

Fossil Site: Green River Shale, Uintah County, Utah

Fossil Code: GRF304

Price: $75.00


Damselfly Insect FossilDescription: The Green River Formation deposits of Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah are best known for their immaculately-preserved fish, but other examples are known as well, as this specimen attests. This is an example of a well-preserved Damselfly, a less-common taxon. Notice the segmented abdomen, eyes, and even the venation in the wings.

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