15 cm Osteolepis macrolepidotus fossil fish Quoyloo, Orkney Scotland (5)

£225.00
Weight 3kg
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Description

Osteolepis macrolepidotus


Class: Sarcopterygi 

Infraclass: Tetrapodomorpha 

Superorder: Osteolepidida 

Order: Osteolepiformes 

Family: Osteolepidae

Time period: Middle Devonian (385 Million Years Old)

Dimensions of fish: 15 cm long x 4cm at its widest point

Matrix 21 cm x 10 cm x 4 cm depth approx

Fossil Locality: Sandwick Fish Beds, Quoyloo, Orkney, Scotland


A very nice crisp example of these Devonian fish with a nice tail.

 Thought to be the ancestors of the Tetrapoda due to their paired lobed fins being connected to the limbs.

 No restoration
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