Daily Archives: February 3, 2013

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A very thin coral from the Upper Ordovician of Indiana

What we have above is a heliolitid coral known as Protaraea richmondensis Foerste, 1909. It has completely encrusted a gastropod shell with its thin corallum. Stephanie Jarvis, a Wooster student at the time and now a graduate student at Southern … Continue reading

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