Dastilbe sp Fossil fish plate

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The great majority of living fishes teleosteans, a group that has humble origins dating back to the age of dinosaurs, in the Triassic.
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f77
$ 120.00

Description

The great majority of living fishes teleosteans, a group that has humble origins dating back to the age of dinosaurs, in the Triassic. The key feature defining the teleosts is the presence of certain bones in the tail skeleton, known as uroneurals, which gave the group greater swimming power and allowed for a diversity of body shape to evolve

 

Origin:

Formation: Santana, Cretaceous period, 120 milliion years ago, Araripe Plateau, North Eastern Brazil

Dimensions:

Skeleton length: 3.8 cm / Total : 6 cm