Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Small Dasciocrinus Crinoid Calyx Fossil

This picture appears to show a Dasciocrinus sp. (Kirk, 1939) 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.

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