Sunday, August 1, 2021

Dapedium pholidotum Fish Fossil


This fish fossil was on display at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City in July 2018. The fossil was named Dapedium pholidotum (Agassiz, 1832). The name means "little pavement". It was found in Zell, Germany and dates to the early Jurassic Period (180 million years ago). Accession number is AMNH 7538.

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