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Leighton Fm Fossil ID - Bryozoa?


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This specimen was from my most recent collecting trip. It is from the Leighton Formation, which is Pridoli, Silurian. It was suggested by @Tidgy's Dad that it is likely a cryptosome, but I was hoping for a third opinion. 

 

The following pictures show the specimen. I have already posted some of these pictures, but have added scale (finally). The first two are of the two pieces of the specimen - I refer to the top image as the "external mold" in reference to the Nuculites bivalve next to it, and the second as the "cast". The last is a close up of the "feathery" section on the end. 

 

Thanks for reading! :)

 

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Fossildude19

I think you are correct with it being a bryozoan, Asher.  :Smiling:

Neat find.

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