Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Palaeonitella Green Alga Fossil


Here is a green alga fossil called Palaeonitella sp. (Kidston & Lang, 1921). It existed in the Devonian Period (417-354 million years ago). The fossil was found in Wyoming USA.

The fossil was on display in the Evolving Planet section of The Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago Illinois, USA as of August 2020. Accession number is PP49113.