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  • Acrothele subsidua


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    Taxonomy

    Inarticulate Brachiopod

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Brachiopod
    Class: Lingulata
    Order: Lingulida
    Family: Acrothelidae
    Genus: Acrothele
    Species: A. subsidua
    Author Citation White (1874)

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Cambrian
    Epoch: Middle

    Stratigraphy

    Wheeler Formation

    Provenance

    Collector: UtahFossilHunter
    Date Collected: 11/04/2018
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Length: 3 mm
    Width: 3 mm
    Height: .5 mm
    Thickness: .5 mm
    Diameter: 3 mm

    Location

    U-Dig Fossils Quarry
    Millard County
    Utah
    United States

    Comments

    Found associated with Elrathia kingii and Itagnostus interstricta trilobites. See field trip report here:

     

    Edited by UtahFossilHunter

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    Very nice indeed. :)

    Always nice to see some really old brachiopods. 

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    The Amateur Paleontologist

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    Good job finding that :) 

    Thanks for sharing this - it's always nice to see some Cambrian fauna ;)

    -Christian

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    7 hours ago, Tidgy's Dad said:

    Very nice indeed. :)

    Always nice to see some really old brachiopods. 

    One of the first groups even!:ighappy:

    37 minutes ago, The Amateur Paleontologist said:

    Good job finding that :) 

    Thanks for sharing this - it's always nice to see some Cambrian fauna ;)

    -Christian

    As long as you guys like seeing them I’ll keep posting them.:dinothumb:

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