Incredibly rare bony coral reef fish : Macrosemius rostratus dating to the late Jurassic period (151 Million-Year-Old) from Southern Germany. This fish belongs to one of the rarest fish species found in the Solnhofen area. The contrast between the white natural matrix and the fossil is really beautiful. This fish originates from a private german collection. 


Period : Late Kimmeridgian / Early Tithonian

Formation : Kieselplattenkalk / Painten Formation

Locality : Painten (Southern Germany)

Size of the fish : 20,5 cm long

Condition : Very nice : very minor restorations as shown on the black light picture. 


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Incredibly RARE coral reef fish MACROSEMIUS from the late Jurassic

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