Friday, July 17, 2009

Knightea Fish Fossil

Here is an image of a fossilized fish from the Green River Basin located in the state of Wyoming. It one on display at the Indiana University Southeast (New Albany, Indiana) Geosciences Department. It is called Knightea (the entry for it on Wikipedia refers to as Knightia) and existed in the Eocene Epoch. This fossil is also the official state fossil of Wyoming.