.8" Fossil Pycnodont (Anomoeodus) Crushing Mouth Plate - Morocco

This is a .8" wide, partial crushing mouth plate (prearticular) from a Pycnodont of the genus Anomoeodus sp. B. 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.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Anomoeodus sp. B
LOCATION
Asfla, Goulmima, Morocco
FORMATION
Akrabou Formation
SIZE
.8" wide on 1.98 x 1.45"
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#163971
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