2.65" Mississippian Fossil Sea Squirt (Tunicate) - Montana

This is a 2.65" fossil tunicate (Salpidae indet.) from the Heath Shale Formation of Fergus County, Montana. This specimen is well preserved and the color of the specimen contrasts nicely against the shale.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.

Tunicates, also known as sea squirts, are barrel shaped invertebrate marine animals that most often fasten themselves to solid surfaces. Modern day tunicates have two water siphons that allow it to filter through water and collect food like plankton.
FOR SALE
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DETAILS
SPECIES
Salpidae indet.
LOCATION
Fergus County, Montana
FORMATION
Heath Shale Formation
SIZE
2.65” wide tunicate, 5.7 x 5.6" rock
ITEM
#130251
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