Uncommon 8.9" Phareodus Fish Fossil - Wyoming

This is a 8.9" example of one of the more uncommon fossil fish found in the Green River Formation. It is a Phareodus testis collected near Kemmerer, WY. Comes with an acrylic display stand.

If you look closely you can see how Phareodus has a mouthful of sharp pointy teeth making is a voracious lake predator. In fact the name Phareodus actually means "to have tooth" Spines from other fish such as Mioplosus and Priscacara have frequently been found preserved in it's stomach.


DETAILS
SPECIES
Phareodus testis
LOCATION
Kemmerer, Wyoming
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
8.9" long on 12x11.8" matrix
CATEGORY
ITEM
#31832
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