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    FRAMED FOSSIL HERRING
    Diplomystus dentatus
    Eocene
    Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA
    The Green River formation provides us with insight into the fauna and flora of the Eocene, 48 million years ago. Swimming in the great lakes that made up the formation were Diplomystus, which were similar to herring or sardines. This specimen is a great example of Diplomystus with excellent preservation and has been professionally prepared to show off fine fins, vertebrae, skull, and other bones. The fish itself measures 7 ½ x 2 inches and is set in a black painted wood frame measuring 12 x 10 inches, ready to be hung for display.


    Estimate: $600 - $800.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2010
    17th Sunday
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