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I finished prepping this specimen recently, an unidentified Camarotoechia brachiopod. It exhibits an uncommon/rare orange coloration; only about 1/100 of Camarotoechia brachiopods show it. This one, though, unfortunately has some compression damage on the right side, and some of the ridges have pieces missing. The pictures below first show the pre-prep photo (which I finally remembered to take), and the post-prep. Thanks everyone for reading!
Fossil forum, Good morning. I have been looking for literature on the following for a while now, and have not been successful. I was wondering if anyone already had information on the following, or can direct me to a place where I can look for it myself. Brachiopods, specifically Lingulids (classification and identification) Salopina genus ( classification and identification), this genus was moved from Orthis, for further clarification Rhychonellida (classification and identification, at least to the genus level). Camarotoechia genus (classificat
Found as surface float on the scree pile at the Windom exposure. Originally assigned to Rhynchonella prolifica, currently assigned to Camarotoechia. Appears to have been assigned to several genera over time, including Stenocisma and Cupularostrum. Refs: Linsley, D. M. Devonian Paleontology of New York. (1994) Paleontological Research Institution Special Publication 21. Hall, J. Palaeontology of New York v. 4. (1867) Yale Peabody Museum Collections website (http://peabody.yale.edu/collections/invertebrate-paleontology)
My only complete speciman of Camarotoechia dryope, a Lower Devonian brachiopod from the Glenerie Limestone exposed along Route 9W between Kingston and Saugerties, NY. Both valves are attached and still open and close. DO NOT FEED!!!