Platyceras

  • UC 57509 label

    Description:
Catalog Number: UC 57509
Taxonomic Name: Platyceras
FM Catalog: Fossil Invertebrates
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Order: Euomphalina
Family: Platyceratidae
Identified By: Prof. Markes E. Johnson
Period: Silurian
Earliest Epoch: Early Silurian
Formation: Hopkinton Dolomite
Coordinates Available?: No
Country: United States of America
State/Province/Territory: Iowa
County: Dubuque
Township: Zwingle
EMu IRN: 3991527
Occurrence ID: 665bec6a-67d2-4018-93b9-575868f6f026

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