A Fossilized Dapalis macrurus
Weight: 797 gr / 1.8 lbs
Width: 16 cm / 6.3 in
Height: 26 cm / 10.2 in
Depth: 1 cm / 0.4 in
Item Code: 820
Latin Name: Dapalis macrurus
Site: Cereste, Manosque, Provence, France
Age: Oligocene, c. 35 million years old
Provenance: deaccessioned by Museum Biochron, Emmen, The Netherlands
On offer is a well-preserved example of a Dapalis macrurus, a fossilized extint species of ray-finned fish. Nicely preserved and many details can be seen, including the fins, backbone and skull. Nicely centred on a limestone slab. The back of the slab includes some fossilized driftwood. This comes with a stainless steel display stand. The black-and-white section of the ruler in the image is 10 cm long (3.9 inch).
This piece formed part of the Museum Biochron in Emmen in The Netherlands. The Museum has recently deaccessioned part of its collections. This piece falls outside or our main territory of expertise but we have attempted to catalogue it as professionally as possible and we are able to offer these pieces at competitive prices.
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