Sunday, May 9, 2021

Mioplosus labracoides Fish Fossil


This fish fossil was on display at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City in July 2018. The perch fish was named Mioplosus labracoides (Cope, 1877). It was found in the Green River Formation at Fossil Butte National Monument, Wyoming, USA and dates to the Eocene Epoch. Accession number is AMNH 2972.

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