Incredible conservation for a cartilaginous fish; it has NO restoration, with excellent details on the tail and the spines. It measures ± 18.6 cm long and 10 cm in diameter, the plate is ± 23.2 × 13.5 cm.
- This line is an adult member of the Cyclobatis genus that shows the typical circular body shape for this bottom inhabitant. Cyclobatidae became extinct during the Cretaceous, but Cyclobatis major is believed to be distant relatives of modern rays (Family Rajidae).
This specimen has NO restoration, with excellent details on the tail and spines.
Middle Cretaceous, Cenomanian Stage (95 million years ago)
Lebanese Lagerstatte, Haqel, Lebanon