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Cretaceous Period Nodule of Tharrias Fossil Fish
  • Cretaceous Period Nodule of Tharrias Fossil Fish
  • Cretaceous Period Nodule of Tharrias Fossil Fish
  • Cretaceous Period Nodule of Tharrias Fossil Fish
  • Cretaceous Period Nodule of Tharrias Fossil Fish

Cretaceous Period Nodule of Tharrias Fossil Fish

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£180.00


Product Description

A fine example of a herring-like fish called Tharrias araripis, contained within a stone nodule that has been split to reveal the 2 halves of the fish.

The fish has been very well preserved, showing the structure of the scales and fins. The fish fossil dates from the Cretaceous period, a long period between the Jurassic and Paleogene. That is between 140 and 66 million years ago. The fossil hails from the Romualdo Formation, Santana Group, Araripe Mountain range, Brazil. The Tharrias species belong to the Actinopterygii Class, Leptolepiformes Order andLeptolepidae Family.

Size fish: 21.5 cm (8 ½ inches)
Size Nodule: 25 x 15 x 9 cm (9 7/8 x 6 x 3 ½ inches)
Weight: 4046 g

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