Four Fossil Fish (Cimolichthys) Vertebrae Association - Kansas

This is a 2.5" long string of four fossil fish (Cimolichthys) vertebrae from the Niobrara Formation, Gove County, Kansas. The surrounding rock has been removed from these vertebrae. Cimolichthys is an extinct genus of late Cretaceous fish that is related to modern Lancefish and Lizardfish.‭ ‬Their bodies were covered with large scutes that provided protection against predators.

DETAILS
SPECIES
Cimolichthys nepaholica
LOCATION
Gove County, Kansas
FORMATION
Niobrara Formation
SIZE
2.5" long
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#134855
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