Exogyra costata (Say 1871) showing damage to growth lines.

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Alternative Title

Exogyra costata (Oyster)

Description

Exogyra costata are commonly found in the Cretaceous strata in northeast Mississippi. This example from the Dunn-Seiler Museum shows damage to the growth lines that were repaired as the creature grew.

Date Created

66 million years

Spatial Coverage

Prairie Bluff Formation (Chalk)

Temporal Coverage

Late Cretaceous

Type

Physical Object

Source

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives license

Files

Exogyra.jpg

Collection

Citation

Moe-Hoffman, A. (collector), “Exogyra costata (Say 1871) showing damage to growth lines.,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed August 11, 2022, https://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/1349.

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