2.8" Cretaceous Fossil Fish (Armigatus) - Lebanon

This is a 2.8" bargain, fossil fish (Armigatus) from the Sannine Formation, Lebanon.

The discovery of amazingly preserved marine fossils near Byblos, Lebanon dates back many centuries. They were first mentioned in writing by Herodotus, over 450 years before the birth of Christ. The first scientific work on these localities began in the 1800's and these deposits have been meticulously quarried by several Lebanese families for over a century.

These deposits represent a warm, shallow sea and have yielded over 70 types of fish as well as numerous other genre found no where else in the world. The preservation on many of these specimens is truly amazing including including examples of soft bodied preservation.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Armigatus sp.
LOCATION
Byblos, Lebanon
FORMATION
Sannine Formation
SIZE
2.8" fish, 4.1 x 2.5" rock
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#110835
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