3.4" Ordovician Gastropod Fossil Association - Wisconsin

This is a 3.4" wide gastropod fossil association that contains a 1.3" wide Clathrospira subconica gastropod and a 1.5" long Lophospira serrulata gastropod. This specimen is part of an old collection from the Grand Detour Formation in Beloit, Wisconsin. The fossils have been exposed from the rock they were found in and the Clathrospira fossil is removable.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.

Gastropods, which are more commonly referred to as snails, have been around since the Late Cambrian period. The class Gastropoda contains a vast total of named species, second only to the insects in overall number. There are 611 known families of gastropods, of which 202 families are extinct and appear only in the fossil record.
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DETAILS
SPECIES
Clathrospira subconica & Lophospira serrulata
LOCATION
Beloit, Wisconsin
FORMATION
Grand Detour Formation
SIZE
Entire Specimen: 3.4 x 2.8"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#224265
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