Thursday, August 28, 2008

Mucrospirifer mucronatus Brachiopod

After volunteering at the Louisville Science Center, I decided to post some pictures of some of their fossils. It is great that they have already been identified for me down to the species.

The small fossil case is located on second floor in the western corner of the building next to the windows looking out over the river. It sort of gets you in the frame of mind for seeing these ancient creatures while seeing the Ohio River flow by.

The brachiopod was labeled Mucrospirifer mucronatus from the Devonian period.