Knightia Humilis Fish Cast Replica

Knightia Humilis Fish Cast Replica

$53.00

SKU: P04A

Description

Knightia Humilis Fish Cast Replica measures 6.5×4 inches. Museum quality polyurethane resin cast made in the USA. Eocene fish of the Green River Formation, Wyoming. Knightia is an extinct genus of clupeid bony fish that lived in the freshwater lakes and rivers of North America and Asia during the Eocene epoch. The genus was erected by David Starr Jordan in 1907, in honor of the late University of Wyoming professor Wilbur Clinton Knight, “an indefatigable student of the paleontology of the Rocky Mountains.” It is the official state fossil of Wyoming, and the most commonly excavated fossil fish in the world.

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Weight 2 lbs

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