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Other images in Fossildude's Late Triassic Lockatong Formation Fossils

Another skull

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Another skull of the Late Triassic coelacanth, Diplurus newarki.
The eye orbit, operculum, and lower jaw are clearly visible.

Note the imprint of a conchostrachan, Estheria ovata, on the lower jaw,
as well as the presence of some ostracods, Darwinula sp., to the right of the skull.

Late Triassic Lockatong Formation
North Bergen, New Jersey.

Found on 3-21-2016

As always, right click the photo, and select "Large" for best viewing.


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Taken with NIKON COOLPIX L830

  • 28.7 mm
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Fossildude19

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Another lovely specimen Tim =]

Thanks, Sam!

I love these coelacanths.

Cheers!

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Fossildude19

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Wow! Thats a good skull..had very large eyes! is this from your last trip?

Jim,

It is. I have been splitting the shale that I brought home down further, looking for more fossils.

It's a pretty good one - I'm happy with it.

Regards,

Tim

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