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Location: Vestavia Hills, AL Paleozoic While inspecting this rock, a tiny barb pricked my finger. Initially, I was thinking it was a tiny piece of plant debris superficially attached. However, as more of the area became exposed after cleaning, it appears to be clearly embedded. Also, additional similar areas became exposed. Unclear if they are part of the same thing or separate inclusions. My wild guesses: Spicule? Small arthropod leg (though I realize that is in likely to be preserved)? Bryozoa? Thoughts? Last 2 pics: Potential related debris sifted and
From the album: Fossildude's Middle Devonian Hamilton Group FossilsThis was found at 18 Mile Creek near Buffalo NY. ~385 Million Years Old Middle Devonian, Givetian Hamilton Group, Ludlowville and Moscow Formations. I know the brachiopod is a Spiriferid, but what is underneath it? Sponge spicule? Seems to have 5 projections. At a loss?? Any opinions or information welcome! Thanks for looking!
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