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Hexagonaria coral from Morocco 1.JPG
 

Hexagonaria coral from Morocco 1.JPG



Fossil Hexagonaria Coral

Morocco (Probably west Sahara)
Devonian age (359-419 Million years ago)
Hexagonaria is a genus of colonial rugose coral. Fossils are found in rock formations dating to the Devonian period, about 350 million years ago. Specimens of Hexagonaria can be found in most of the rock formations of the Traverse Group in Michigan. Fossils of this genus form Petoskey stones, the state stone of Michigan.
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Stauriida
Family: Disphyllidae
Subfamily: Hexagonariinae
Genus: †Hexagonaria


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Taken with Canon Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

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