Lot 2033: Natural History - Large German Fossil Fish
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Jurassic Period, 160 million years BP. A large and well preserved fossil predatory fish Caturus sp., skillfully developed from the matrix slab; with an A4 laminated display card illustrating the specimen. See Lambers, P. H., The Halecomorph Fishes Caturus and Amblysemius in the Lithographic Limestone of Solnhofen (Tithonian), Bavaria, Geobios, MS 16, 1994, pp.91-99. 4.52 kg, slab 46cm (18"). Property of a Kent, UK collector; acquired UK market, 1970-2000; from Solnhofen, Bavaria, Germany. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition; slab strengthened behind tail.