Receptaculites oweni Hall

  • UC 5992 Label
    Photographer: Mane Pritza : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2019 IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Receptaculites label
  • UC 5992 part2 Label
    Photographer: Mane Pritza : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2019 IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Receptaculites label
  • UC 5992 a2cu
    Photographer: Mane Pritza : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2019 IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Receptaculites fossil
  • UC 5992 a2n
    Photographer: Mane Pritza : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2019 IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Receptaculites fossil
  • UC 5992 acu
    Photographer: Mane Pritza : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2019 IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Receptaculites fossil
  • UC 5992 an
    Photographer: Mane Pritza : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2019 IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Receptaculites fossil
Catalog Number: UC 5992
Taxonomic Name: Receptaculites oweni Hall
FM Catalog: Paleobotany
Phylum: Chlorophyta
Order: Receptaculitales
Period: Ordovician
Formation: Galena Dolomite
Coordinates Available?: No
Country: United States of America
State/Province/Territory: Illinois
Township: Galena
EMu IRN: 2305684
Occurrence ID: 69a7aeac-52ad-4669-9f70-9b77e12829b9

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