Favosites favosus (Goldfuss, 1826)

  • UC 22810 label
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    Description: IMLS Silurian Reef Digitization Project, Image of a Silurian specimen label
Catalog Number: UC 22810
Taxonomic Name: Favosites favosus (Goldfuss, 1826)
FM Catalog: Fossil Invertebrates
Object Kind: Hand Specimen
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Favositida
Family: Favositidae
Period: Silurian
Earliest Age: Niagaran
Coordinates Available?: No
Country: United States of America
State/Province/Territory: Wisconsin
County: Milwaukee
Township: Milwaukee
EMu IRN: 3192924
Occurrence ID: a2875963-2cc7-4244-8ebe-3df56e4d260b

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