1.5" Carboniferous Fish (Gyrolepidotus) - Siberia

This is an Early Carboniferous, Palaeoniscid (Gyrolepidotus schmidti) fish fossil from Medvedsk, Siberia. It has quite a bit of detail and measures 1.5" long (about 2.5" if outstretched). The paleoniscoids were the first ray-fined fish appearing during the Carboniferous and Permian periods.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.
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DETAILS
SPECIES
Gyrolepidotus schmidti (Matveeva, 1958)
LOCATION
Medvedsk, Krasnoyarsk Region, Siberia, Russia.
FORMATION
Kyzykchul Formation
SIZE
Fish 1.5", Rock 4 x 3.1"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#228879
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