Monday, July 8, 2019

Rhabdoderma elegans Fish Fossil

This fish fossil is a Rhabdoderma elegans ("striated skin"). It was collected Linton, Ohio, USA. This fish was a common freshwater fish in its day. Fossil dates to about 325 million years ago (Middle Carboniferous Period).

The fossil on display (2018) at American Museum of Natural History, New York City, USA.