Pentremites pyriformis

Pentremites pyriformis
Pentremites pyriformis
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• Geological Age: Mississippian, early Carboniferous period, 358 to 323 million years old
• Location: Sulphur, Indiana, USA
• Family: Echinoderm
• Class: Blastoidea
• Species: Pentremites pyriformis

Pentremites pyriformis blastoid collected from Mississippian sediments in Sulphur, Indiana, USA. Pentremites belong to the class Blastoidea and they are a type of echinoderm. These specimens measure between 1 - 1.5 cm in diameter.
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Pentremites pyriformis blastoid collected from Mississippian sediments in Sulphur, Indiana, USA. Pentremites belong to the class Blastoidea and they are a type of echinoderm. They resemble their distant relatives, the crinoids, being attached to the sea floor by a stalk, trapping food with tentacle like appendages. These specimens measure between 1 - 1.5 cm in diameter. Supplied in small plastic bags with an information label.
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