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3.25" Cockerellites liops Split Pair | Green River Formation | Wyoming

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$65.00 - $65.00
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Cockerellites liops
Eocene (51.98 Million Years Ago) 
Private Quarry, Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA 
Obtained from the collection of Dr. William Rieger

Plate 1 approx. size: 6" x 4.75" x1"

Plate 2 approx. size: 4.75" x 4.5" x 1.5"

Cockerellites approx. size: 3.25"

Repairs have been made to both halves, but there has been no restoration.


Order Perciformes

  • Family Moronidae - C. liops, P. serrata, H. hypsacantha, and undescribed Priscacara & Hypsiprisca species
C. liops specimens:
  • known found as isolated specimens and in mass mortalities, indicating that C. liops traveled in schools throughout its life
  • known to reach a maximum size of 6 inches
  • body shape is similar to members of the modern Centrarchidae family (the sunfish family)