1.45" Fossil Pycnodont (Neomesturus) Crushing Mouth Plate - Morocco

This is a 1.45" wide, partial crushing mouth plate (prearticular) of a Pycnodont of the species Neomesturus asflaensis. It was collected from the Upper Cretaceous (Early Turonian) age Akrabou Formation near Goulmima, Morocco. Pycnodontiformes had a superficial resemblance to angelfish and had a mouthful of knobby teeth that it used to crush its food.

This specimen comes with an acrylic display stand.
FOR SALE
$135
DETAILS
SPECIES
Neomesturus asflaensis
LOCATION
Asfla, Goulmima, Morocco
FORMATION
Akrabou Formation
SIZE
Teeth: 1.45", Overall specimen: 1.7 x 1.6"
CATEGORY
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ITEM
#196694
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