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  • Zygospira erratica


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    JUAN EMMANUEL

    Taxonomy

    Ordovician Brachiopod

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Brachiopoda
    Class: Rhynchonellata
    Order: Atrypida
    Family: Anazygidae
    Genus: Zygospira
    Species: Z. erratica
    Author Citation Hall, 1847

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Ordovician
    Epoch: Late

    Stratigraphy

    Georgian Bay Formation
    Humber Member

    Provenance

    Collector: Juan Emmanuel
    Date Collected: 07/25/2014
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Location

    Mimico Creek
    Etobicoke, Toronto
    Ontario
    Canada

    Comments

    A brachiopod that occurs in the Humber Member of the Georgian Bay formation. The species has a sulcus that distinguishes it from the other anazygid brachiopods of the member.  

    Reference: Ontario. Department of Mines. The Stratigraphy And Paleontology Of Toronto And Vicinity.



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    Ignore the brachiopod I see a cephalopod top left with chambers! Sweet looking fossil.

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    On 10/12/2016 at 8:33 PM, Fossil-Hound said:

    Ignore the brachiopod I see a cephalopod top left with chambers! Sweet looking fossil.

    NEVER ignore the brachiopod! ;)

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