NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Fish tooth-plate fossil. This specimen is from the fish Pycnodus zeaformis, described by Longbottom in 1984. It is from a paratype specimen dating from the Lower or Middle Eocene phosphate formations in the Gao region of Mali. The Eocene lasted from around 56 to 34 million years ago.
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