Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Brevispirifer gregarius Brachiopod Fossil


This brachiopod fossil appears to be the Brevispirifer gregarius (Clapp, 1857). It was found in the Jeffersonville Limestone which dates to the Middle Devonian Period. The fossil was probably found around Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky. It was from the collection of Dr. James Conkin (1924-2017) with no label. The species name attributed to Dr. Asahel Clapp (1792-1862).