In Stone Fossils

Mioplosus Large Plate with Catkin Fossil Pollen

$900.00 Regular price

Mioplosus labracoides, restored specimen
Eocene (52.3 Million Years Ago) 
Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA 
In Stone Fossils Private Quarry

Fossil Fish measures approx 14.5"

Plate measures approx 32.5" x 18"

Catkin fossil measures approx 2.5"

Plate is backed with 3/4" plywood for easy wall installation, and shipped in an internationally compliant wooden crate. Shipping is not included in the price, please contact us for a shipping quote prior to purchase. 

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