Leptaena rhomboidalis

  • UC21916_fossil
    Creator: Alex P. Layng : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
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    Description: UC21916 fossil
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    Creator: Alex P. Layng : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
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    Creator: Alex P. Layng : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
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Catalog Number: UC 21916
Taxonomic Name: Leptaena rhomboidalis
FM Catalog: Fossil Invertebrates
Object Kind: Hand Specimen
Phylum: Brachiopoda
Class: Strophomenata
Order: Strophomenida
Family: Rafinesquinidae
Period: Silurian
Earliest Age: Niagaran
Coordinates Available?: No
Country: United States of America
State/Province/Territory: Illinois
County: Cook
Township: Chicago
EMu IRN: 2370634
Occurrence ID: d317d62b-ba6d-46cc-91bb-e285be98f60c

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