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  • Amecystis laevis


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    • Amecystis laevis (Ulrich and Kirk, 1921). Upper Bobcaygeon Formation, Middle Ordovician. Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. This specimen is among the ten specimens on a hash plate that was won in a bid and bought over Ebay. The specimen is missing the two tentacles at the top of the head. Length of the specimen was measured by using a measuring tape.

    Taxonomy

    Amecystis

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Echinodermata
    Class: Rhombifera
    Order: Dichoporita
    Family: Pleurocystitidae
    Genus: Amecystis
    Species: A. laevis
    Author Citation Ulrich and Kirk, 1921

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Ordovician
    Epoch: Middle

    Stratigraphy

    Simcoe Group
    Bobcaygeon Formation

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Dimensions

    Blank: 10cm

    Location

    Simcoe County
    Ontario
    Canada

    Comments

    Amecystis laevis (Ulrich and Kirk, 1921). Upper Bobcaygeon Formation, Middle Ordovician. Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. This specimen is among the ten specimens on a hash plate that was won in a bid and bought over Ebay. The specimen is missing the two tentacles at the top of the head. Length of the specimen was measured by using a measuring tape.



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