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Featured Fossil

 

This page will feature fossils from all geological time periods. Each image will have

some background about the specimen, its age, where it was found, and a nugget

of interesting information. Not every specimen will be perfectly preserved -

but all are a marvel of the natural world!

 

Bryozoan Cystodictya lineata with its flat frond

Fossil Type:

Bryozoan

Name:

Cystodictya lineata Ulrich

Formation:

Salem Limestone

Age:

Osagean, Middle Mississippian

Location:

Hardin Co., Kentucky

Notes:

The genus has flattened stalks or fronds that occasionally branch. Zooids are in rows. Click here for another view. Anonymous collection. Field of view = 1.5 cm

Date Posted:

September 29, 2014

 

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