4.1" Cretaceous Fossil Fish (Eurypholis) - Lebanon

This is a beautiful, 4.1" long example of a uncommon predatory fish, Eurypholis boissieri. This fish was quarried from the famous Upper Cretaceous aged, marine lagerstätte near Hakel, Lebanon. Outstanding dark orange colored preservation which contrasts nicely with the creme colored colored limestone.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.

The Upper Cretaceous, Lebonese lagerstätten yields some of the most exquisitely preserved fossil fish in the world. Over 80 genre are currently described, with many more still awaiting description. These beautiful fossils have been quarried near Byblos, Lebanon for well over a century and include sharks, rays, shrimp, ray-finned fishes and more.
FOR SALE
$225 $202
DETAILS
SPECIES
Eurypholis boissieri
LOCATION
Hakel, Byblos, Lebanon
SIZE
4.1" long on 7.5x3.4" limestone
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#48495
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