Pterocella sp. (Meek 1864) Snail Fossil

Dublin Core

Alternative Title

Gastropod Fossil (F. Aporrhaidae)

Description

(DSM# 10667) Extinct genus - Pterocerella (pelican foot snail) was a highly ornamented detritivore (bottom feeding) species of snail.

Date Created

66 million years

Spatial Coverage

Prairie Bluff Fm. (Chalk)

Temporal Coverage

Late Cretaceous

Type

PhysicalObject

Source

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives license

Files

Pterocerella sp PB.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Pterocella sp. (Meek 1864) Snail Fossil,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed October 7, 2022, https://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/1465.

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