Daily Archives: September 9, 2012

Paleontology field trip in southeastern Indiana

RICHMOND, INDIANA–Geology students in the Cincinnati area are a bit spoiled when it comes to finding fossils in the field. The Upper Ordovician rocks here are world-famous for the extraordinary abundance, variety and preservation of invertebrate fossils.like those shown above … Continue reading

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Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: a twisted little crinoid (Lower Silurian of Estonia)

This week’s fossil is a tiny little crinoid with an odd shape. Calceocrinus balticensis (shown above with the scale bar as one millimeter) is a new species from the Lower Silurian (Llandovery) of Hiiumaa, western Estonia. It is part of … Continue reading

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