- Photographer: Prof. Daniel B. Blake
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Description: This is the starfish Atalopegaster gundersoni described by Dan Blake and Tom Guesburg 2015. It is from the Pryor Mountains in Carbon County, Montana (BLM Land). It is Jurassic (Oxfordian) from the Swift Formation glauconitic sandstone. Collected in the summer of 2015 and accession into the FMNH Nov. 20, 2015 (G-7390).Catalog Number: PE 81404Taxonomic Name: Atalopegaster gundersoniFM Catalog: Fossil InvertebratesObject Kind: Hand SpecimenLot count: 1Phylum: EchinodermataClass: AsteroideaOrder: ForcipulatidaFamily: StichasteridaeIdentified By: Dr. Tom Guensburg : Rock Valley College - Mathematics and Physical Science, GeosciencePeriod: JurassicEarliest Epoch: Late JurassicEarliest Age: OxfordianFormation: SwiftLithology: Medium-grained, glauconitic, coquinoid sandstoneCoordinates Available?: YesEMu IRN: 3298372Occurrence ID: 61f758fc-5be3-4bce-87df-eef2e7c649c2
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