Holmsella sp.; an Extinct Primitive shark
A very rare shark skin specimen. This matrix piece is covered with dermal denticals. Shark skin impressions with denticals are extremely rare and a Paleozoic age find adds to the rarity. An exceptional collector's piece from an old collection!
Age: Pennsylvanian (295 mya) ; Dennis Fm.
Location: Hansen Quarry, La Platte, Nebraska
Z143 SIZE: 5-1/2" x 4"