Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Small Dasciocrinus Crinoid Calyx Fossil


This picture appears to show a Dasciocrinus sp. crinoid calyx fossil. It was found in the Big Clifty Formation of Crawford County, Indiana, USA. The fossil dates to the Mississippian Period. It is quite small about 1 cm tall.

Thanks to Kenny for the picture.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Paladin chesterensis Trilobite Fossils


These pictures appear to show Paladin chesterensis (Weller and Weller, 1936) trilobite fossils. They were found in the Big Clifty Formation of Crawford County, Indiana, USA. The fossils date to the Mississippian Period.

Thanks to Kenny for the pictures.


Source:
http://www.amnh.org/our-research/paleontology/faq/trilobite-website/gallery-of-trilobites/carboniferous-period-trilobites/carboniferous-species-list/paladin-chesterensis

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