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Fardenia subplana  is a common flat brachiopod in the Waldron shale.

Fossil Type:

Brachiopod

Name:

Fardenia subplana (Hall)

Formation:

Waldron Shale

Age:

Wenlockian, Middle Silurian

Location:

Hartsville, Bartholomew Co., Indiana

Notes:

Among the Waldron stropheodontid brachiopods, Fardenia is flatter and smaller than other genera. Anonymous collection.

Date Posted:

September 30, 2014

 

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