RARE Placoderm fishes : Very impressive DICKSONOSTEUS sp. thoracic shield and DORYASPIS skull plates
Size (matrix) : 54 X 39 cm / 60 cm high on the stand. Dicksonosteus thoracic shield is 17 X 9 cm
Wood Ray Formation (407 million-year-old)
Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway.
The specimen has been perfectly prepared. The block is repaired and there are minor restorations on the Dicksonosteus. The matrix is fully covered with Doryaspis skull plates, there is also one spine as shown on the pictures. This big sandstone block has beautiful colors. Sold with a custom metal stand.
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