Fossil ray - ROM2004_1028_27

ROM2004_1028_27

Fossil ray

Place Collected
(Object)
:
Asia, Lebanon, Hadjula
Date: Acquired on January 31, 2001
Dimensions:
length=16.5; width=13.5; height=1 cm
Taxonomy
    • Attributes
    • Objects
    • Taxonomy
    • KingdomAnimalia
    • PhylumChordata
    • ClassChondrichthyes
    • OrderRajiformes
    • FamilyCyclobatidae
    • GenusCyclobatis
    • SpecificEpithetmajor
Object number: ROMVP52435
Credit Line: Gift of the Madeleine A. Fritz Vertebrate Fund
Not on view
DescriptionCyclobatis was a stingray that lived during the time of the dinosaurs. The fossil is from the marine deposits of Lebanon. The serrated tail spine is clearly visible on this specimen.
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