3.8" Pteronisculus Fossil Fish From Madagascar - Triassic

 
 
This is a Lower Triassic (247 million year old) fossil fish from preserved inside of a concretion. These wonderfully preserved fish are found by cracking open the hard concretions, and show amazing detail such as scales and fins. There are about half a dozen different fish described from this location and this one is Pteronisculus cicatrosus.

Both halves of the concretion are included.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Pteronisculus cicatrosus
LOCATION
Anaborana, Madagascar
FORMATION
Karoo Formation
SIZE
3.8" long
CATEGORY
ITEM
#16732
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