Pentlandia Devonian Lung Fish Fossil from Scotland

Pentlandia macroptera

Class Sarcopterygii, Subclass Dipnoi, Family Dipteridae

Geological Time: Early Devonian, Givetian Stage (~ 400 Million Years Old)

Size: Fish fossil is 111 mm in length (tip of nose to tip of tail along backbone) on 155 mm by 105 mm matrix

Fossil Site: Cruaday Hill Quarry, Qouyloo, Orkney Isles, Scotland

Fossil Code: UKF253

Price: $395.00

Pentlandia Devonian Lung Fish Fossil from ScotlandDescription: This is a rare adult example of the lungfish Pentlandia from the Middle Devonian deposits of Scotland. The largest known adult specimens are some 30 cm in size. Note the fine details present, including Lung Fishthe fin rays. Examples of this taxon are much less frequently offered than those of the more common Dipterus, making this a golden opportunity to add this one to your collection of Devonian fish.

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