Dickinsonia fossil & Cystoid with Head & Stems  (102022a)




Excellent Dickinsonia fossil & Cystoid Specimen with Head &  Stems  (102022a)  
•Name: Caryocrinites ornatus

Very Rare and Important second specimen is  a Dickinsonia –
Described as jellyfish-like animal:
The Dickinsonia, an animal with an oval body that could grow to more than 4 feet in length, lived 558 million years ago, according to research published Friday in the journal Science. The now-extinct animal probably lived in warm shallow seas possibly alongside other squishy Ediacaran critters, National Geographic reports.
•Age: Silurian Age – 400 million yrs
•Formation: Rochester Shale Formation
•Location: Middleport, New York – USA
Extremely Rare specimen – Good detail and two repaired cracks through the plate that are only visible from the backside
Museum Grade Specimen 10++++

• Cystoids are a class of extinct crinozoan echinoderms, termed cystoids, that lived attached to the sea floor by stalks like Crinoids. They existed during the Paleozoic Era, in the Middle Ordovician and Silurian Periods, until their extinction in the Devonian Period.

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•Price is $490.00 

Additional information

Weight 9 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 7 in