Fossil Proscinetes on base

  • €4,600.00
  • Origin: France
  • Product Code: WFF-03
  • Age: Upper Jurassic (163,5 – 145 milioni di anni)
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 665mm × 450mm × 50mm
  • Weight: 27.60kg

Description

Beautiful and rare example of Proscinetes fossil fish.
This spectacular deep-bodied fish is an extinct genus of prehistoric fish belonging to the picnodon family.
The body was generally oval in shape and flattened, with a particularly high profile. In most pycnodonts, the jaws were equipped with various rows of oval or rounded teeth, with a smooth or ornamented surface, while the anterior part of the jaws was equipped with chisel-like teeth.
Considering the rarity of this fossil and the quality of this specimen, this specimen satisfies or surpasses the best specimens exhibited in museums.

Plate size: 590 x 415 x 30 mm
Fossil size: 320 x 270 mm

Tags: proscinetes, fossil fish