Classic Diplomystus Wyoming Green River Formation Fish Fossil - 29.5" x 46"
Lower Eocene Age - 50 million years ago.
Green River Formation, Wyoming.
Diplomystus' morphology, including its upturned mouth is prototypic of a surface feeding fish. The genus are herrings that likely fed on small surface dwelling fish as Knightia, is evidenced by numerous fossils found with Knightia is the stomach or mouth. The genus Diplomystus is also found to occur in Cretaceous strata in South America, as well as Cretaceous Lebanon.
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This beautiful specimen has wooden backing that allows for easy installation and hanging.
Dimensions - 46" H x 29.5" W
Weight - 140 lbs.