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5.25" Cockerellites liops w/ Negative | Green River Formation | Wyoming

Original price $495.00 - Original price $495.00
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$495.00 - $495.00
Current price $495.00
Cockerellites liops
Eocene (51.98 Million Years Ago) 
Private Quarry, Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA 
Preparation by Carl Ulrich
Obtained from the collection of Dr. William Rieger

Plate approx. size: 15.25" x 12.5"
Cockerellites approx. size: 5.25"
Stand not included.

Not only is there a gorgeous Cockerellites liops on this plate, but there is also a fantastic negative of another Cockerellites liops.

**Due to the size of this specimen, it will be shipped in an internationally compliant wooden crate.
Please contact us for a specific shipping rate. You may opt in for in-store pickup to cut your shipping costs all together and pick up your specimen in person. You can pick up from our store location in Kemmerer, Wyoming, or we deliver to both the Denver Gem & Mineral show in the Fall and the Tucson Gem & Mineral show in the winter. For any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us directly.


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)