Daily Archives: February 12, 2012

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: An asteroid trace fossil from the Devonian of northeastern Ohio

It is pretty obvious what made this excellent trace fossil: an asteroid echinoderm. (The term “asteroid” sounds odd here, but it is the technical term for a typical sea star.) The above is Asteriacites stelliformis Osgood, 1970, from the Chagrin … Continue reading

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