Large, 27.5" Guitar Ray (Rhinobatos) Fossil - Lebanon
Comes with a display stand or we can back the limestone and add a wall hanger.
The genus Rhinobatos still exists in our seas, in the tropical and hot temperate regions, and includes about 30 present day. There are eight described species of Rhinobatos from the Lebonese deposits with Rhinobatos whitfieldi being one of the smaller ones.
The Upper Cretaceous, Lebonese lagerstätten yields some of the most exquisitely preserved fossil fish in the world. Over 80 genre are currently described, with many more still awaiting description. These beautiful fossils have been quarried near Byblos, Lebanon for well over a century and include sharks, rays, shrimp, ray-finned fishes and more.