2.7" Fossil Fern Leaf (Lygodium) And Insect Cluster - Utah

This is a 2.7" fossil climbing fern (Lygodium) leaf from the Green River Formation, Utah. It is in very good condition with very detailed preservation. Lygodium is a genus of climbing fern, unique in that each frond forms a long vine. In addition to the fern leaf there are a number of wasps (Hymentoptera), beetles (Coleoptera) and Flies (Diptera).

While the Green River Formation is best know for its fish fossils, other areas produce incredible plant fossils.

Comes with an acrylic stand.

A note on Green River leaf identifications. Over 60 described leaf bearing plants have been identified from this formation, many of which have very similar leaves. We have done our best to provide identifications based on the resources available to us, but we are not paleobotany experts and cannot guarantee that all will be 100% correct.
Lygodium kaulfussii, Hymenoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera
Uintah County, Utah
Green River Formation
2.7" wide leaf, 8.5 x 4.4" shale
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