Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Silurian Buthotrephis Alga Fossil


Here is an alga fossil called Buthotrephis sp. (Hall, 1847). It existed in the Silurian Period (443-417 million years ago). The fossil was found in Ontario Canada. 

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 PP46685.