Daily Archives: February 6, 2015

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A Pleistocene octocoral holdfast from Sicily

My Italian colleague Agostina Vertino collected this beautiful specimen from the Pleistocene of Sicily and brought it to Wooster when she visited five years ago. It is the attaching base (holdfast) of the octocoral Keratoisis peloritana (Sequenza 1864). Octocorals (Subclass … Continue reading

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