Eokainaster

  • PE 81422 Eokainaster sp.
    Photographer: Prof. Daniel B. Blake
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: This is the starfish Eokainaster sp. 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 81422
Taxonomic Name: Eokainaster
FM Catalog: Fossil Invertebrates
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Asteroidea
Order: Paxillosida
Family: Astropectinidae
Identified By: Dr. Thomas E. Guensburg : Rock Valley College - Mathematics and Physical Science, Geoscience
Period: Jurassic
Earliest Epoch: Late Jurassic
Earliest Age: Oxfordian
Formation: Swift
Lithology: Medium-grained, glauconitic, coquinoid sandstone
Coordinates Available?: Yes
EMu IRN: 3298448
Occurrence ID: d15b6455-3030-4520-8503-bf66c0159cef

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