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  • Phyllograptus typus?, Hall 1858


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    DanKurek

    Taxonomy

    Graptolite

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Hemichordata
    Class: Pterobranchia
    Order: Graptoloidea
    Family: Phyllograptidae
    Genus: Phyllograptus
    Species: P. typhus
    Author Citation Hall, 1858

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Ordovician
    Sub Period: None
    Epoch: Early
    International Age: Floian

    Stratigraphy

    Bendigonian Formation

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Length: 8 mm
    Width: 8 mm

    Location

    Spring Gully
    Bendigo
    Victoria
    Australia

    Comments

    Graptolite collected from Spring Gully, Bendigo, Victoria. Believe it is P. Typhus but not sure. P. anna maybe?



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    Tidgy's Dad

    Posted

    Not sure about the id, but this is a lovely and unusual graptolite. 

    It's nice to see all these wonderful graptolites, a group often overlooked. 

    I love 'em. 

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