A Lower Devonian (Oriskany) Brachiopod with Color Markings
Creators:Murphy, James L., 1941-
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Citation:The Ohio Journal of Science. v72 n5 (September, 1972), 296-299
A fragmentary brachial valve identified as Prionothyris? cf. P. ovalis (Hall), from the Oriskany sandstone of Oneida County, New York, retains traces of radial color-markings. It is noteworthy for being the first reported occurrence of color markings in the Family Centronellidae and one of the oldest-known brachiopods with preserved color markings. The fossil is preserved in the U.S. National Museum as no. 170563.
Author Institution: Sears Library, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
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