Daily Archives: February 26, 2012

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A holey brachiopod (Lower Cretaceous of southeastern Spain)

This striking and unusual brachiopod is Pygites diphyoides (d’Orbigny, 1847) from Hauterivian (Lower Cretaceous) of Cehegin, Murcia, Spain. Wooster acquired it through a recent generous exchange of brachiopods with Mr. Clive Champion in England. I had heard about this brachiopod … Continue reading

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