Friday, November 28, 2014

Loxonema yandellana Gastropod Microfossil

The microfossil in this picture appears to be a Loxonema yandellana gastropod (snail). It was found in the Somerset Shale of the Salem Limestone of Meade County, Kentucky, USA. The creature existed in the Mississippian Period. Field of view in picture is about 2 mm.

Thanks to Kenny for the picture.