Daily Archives: January 22, 2012

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A syringoporid coral (Lower Carboniferous of Arkansas)

This specimen was collected from the Boone Limestone (Lower Carboniferous) near Hiwasse, Arkansas. It is a species of Syringopora Goldfuss 1826, sometimes known as the organ-pipe coral (but not the real organ pipe coral!). Syringoporids are tabulate corals, a group … Continue reading

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