Friday, August 6, 2021

Araripichthys castilhoi Fish Fossil

This fish fossil was on display at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City in July 2018. The specimen was named Araripichthys castilhoi (Silva Santos, 1985). It was found at Chapada do Araripe, Ceara, Brazil and dates to the middle Cretaceous Period (110 million years ago). Accession number is AMNH 12576.

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