Fossil Maple Tree And Aleurites Seed Pod- Green River Formation, Utah

This is a well preserved 2.7" maple leafe (Acer) and a Aleurites fruit, from the Green River Formation, Uintah County, Utah. Aleurites is a genus of trees most commonly know as Candlenuts.

While this formation is best known for well preserved fossil fish found in Wyoming, other sections of the formation contain a very diverse insect fauna.

Comes with an acrylic stand.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Acer lesquereuxi, Aleurites gladulosa
LOCATION
Uintah County, Utah
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
2.7" leaf, 1.4" fruit, 4.9 x 3.9" rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#111375
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