Thursday, July 9, 2009

Eucladocrinus kentuckiensis Crinoid

Here are some pictures of some crinoid stems from Lake Cumberland, Kentucky. These are some neat shapes for crinoid discs. This crinoid is called Eucladocrinus kentuckiensis. It grows in a helix shape for its stem. Mississippian Period (Lower Carboniferous) crinoid found in the Fort Payne formation.