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Pycnostylus Coral

Helderberg Limestone, found Central City area, Somerset County, PA; probably transported from Bedford County, PA
Devonian Age (~400 Million Years ago)
Pycnostylus Ecology: stationary intermediate-level epifaunal microcarnivore. The genus Pycnostylus differs from Amplexus only in the circumstance that it grows in colonies of compound and apparently fasciculated corallites.
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa, Subclass: †Rugosa
Order: †Stauriida
Family: †Pycnostylidae
Genus: †Pycnostylus

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