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Fossil Type: Stromatoporoid
Name: Syringostroma sp.
Formation: Jeffersonville Limestone
Age: Eifelian, Middle Devonian
Location: Charlestown, Clark Co., Indiana
Notes: This is stromatoporoid contains structures that look like a Syringopora tabulate
coral. Stromatoporoids were originally placed with corals, but were moved to
sponges by paleontologists. Click here for top view. Identified by Dr. Carl Stock.
Falls of the Ohio State Park collection.
Date Posted: June 12, 2013
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Created April 13, 2012, updated June 14, 2013.