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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!

 

Stromatoporoid Syringostroma radicosum

Fossil Type:

Stromatoporoid

Name:

Syringostroma radicosum Galloway & St. Jean

Formation:

Jeffersonville Limestone

Age:

Eifelian, Middle Devonian

Location:

Clark Co., Indiana

Notes:

This stromatoporoid has pillars and may superficially resemble one with symbiotic Syringopora (tabulate coral). Anonymous collection. FOV ~3 cm

Date Posted:

November 20, 2014

 

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