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Fish Cranium - Calamopleurus africanus

Fish Cranium Element 125mm

£492.00 GBP

A fascinating display showcasing the upper cranium vault element of this fish skull in a well-persevered state after being professionally prepared to remove the coarse-grained ferruginous sandstone formation that consolidated matrix grains throughout the skull, effectively obscurring the finer bone details of the cranium plate. The average body length of the bony fish grew to 1 meter and the roof of the skull are rarely found articulated haing such a fragile skeletal bone structure.

References; Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (1998), 123: 179-195. Article ID:zj980134, by Peter Forey Department of Palaeontology, NHM, London and Lance Grande, Department of Geology, Field Museum of National History, Chicago.

SPEC

Genus Att: Calamopleurus africanus. (Russell 1996) after (Joly 1962).
Ages: Albian stage, 113,000,000 - 100,000,000 years.
Origin: Continental intercalaire, Akrabou Formation, Morocco, N. Africa.

SIZE

H: 6 CM
W: 7.3 CM
D: 10.1 CM

IN STAND

H: 12.5 CM
W: 7.3 CM
D: 10.1 CM
KG: 0.375

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