Lot 1989: Natural History - Vinctifer Fossil Fish
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Lower Cretaceous Period, 120 million years BP. A complete fossil Vinctifer sp. fish from the Santana Formation, Ceara, Brazil. 710 grams, 39.5cm (15 1/2"). From an old Bristol paleontological collection, acquired 1950s-1960s. This fish was a member of the Aspidorhynchid family, a highly specialized extinct group that lived from the Middle Jurassic Period 160 million years ago to the end of the Cretaceous Period 65 million years ago.
Condition Report: Fine condition.