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Mioplosus labracoides | Green River Formation | Wyoming

Original price $395.00 - Original price $395.00
Original price
$395.00
$395.00 - $395.00
Current price $395.00
Mioplosus labracoides 100% natural, unrestored specimen
Eocene (51.98 Million Years Ago)
Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA
In Stone Fossils Private Quarry
 
Plate approx. size: 12.5" x 8"
Mioplosus approx. size: 9"

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