Spirifer Striatus

Spirifer Striatus Fossil Brachiopod
Spirifer Striatus
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  • Family: Brachiopod
  • Species: Spirifer striatus
  • Geological Age: Visean age, Carboniferous period, 346 to 330 million years ago.
  • Location: Wetton Hill, Staffordshire, UK.

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Spirifer striatus is an extinct species brachiopod which lived in marine environments, it belongs to the spiriferidae family, and like typical spirifer, is easily recognised due to its shell and ribbing, which many people will often identify on most shell fish. They existed during the Carboniferous period, specifically the Visean age, dating them to between 346 to 330 million years old. these particular fossil specimens are around 2 cm in length, ideal for serious fossil collectors, they will come supplied in a packet with an information label. Prepped and cleaned, they exhibit excellent morphological details and have no matrix on them.
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