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Mioplosus labracoides | Green River Formation

Original price $295.00 - Original price $295.00
Original price
$295.00
$295.00 - $295.00
Current price $295.00
Mioplosus labracoides 
Eocene (52.3 Million Years Ago) 
Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA 
In Stone Fossils Private Quarry 
Mioplosus labracoides 100% natural,  unrestored specimen from In Stone Fossils Private Quarry, Green River Formation 
 
Plate size: 6.5" x 9"
Mioplosus approx: 7"

Order Perciformes

  • Family Latidae - M. labracoides
M. labracoides specimens:
  • are characterized by 2 dorsal fins and a forked tail
  • known to reach 20 inches
  • juveniles commonly found in mass mortalities and adults found alone, indicating M. labracoides traveled in schools as a juvenile and became solitary as an adult
  • juvenile and adult specimens often found preserved with smaller fish in the jaw or stomach