5.6" Fossil Juvenile Stingray (Heliobatis) - Wyoming

This is a stunning baby fossil stingray (Heliobatis radians) from the Green River Formation in Wyoming. These rays are one of the more rare fossils from the Green River Formation and are highly coveted by collectors for their beauty. This 5.6" specimen is gorgeously preserved and nicely centered on a 7.5 x 4.6" piece of rock. Just check out the closeup photos to see the preserved the detail.

There is a repaired crack running through the rock and the fossil with some restoration along the repair. This Heliobatis specimen has been backed with hardie board for stability and to make it easy to mount on a wall. We can install a french cleat hanging system upon request at no charge. Otherwise, it is accompanied by an acrylic display stand.

Heliobatis is an extinct genus of freshwater ray primarily known from the Green River Formation in wyoming. The teeth are triangular and shaped for feeding on small fish, crustaceans, and mollusks.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Heliobatis radians
LOCATION
Warfield's Quarry, Kemmerer, WY
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
5.6" long on 7.5 x 4.6" rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#129246
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