Gyrodes abyssina (Conrad 1860) Sea Snail Fossil

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Alternative Title

Gastropod Fossil (F. Naticidae)

Description

(DSM# FK317) Extant genus - This epifaunal marine gastropod was highly mobile in its search for food. Epifaunal means that it lived either on the hard sea floor or on other hard-shelled organisms.

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

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Collection

Citation

“Gyrodes abyssina (Conrad 1860) Sea Snail Fossil,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed September 28, 2022, https://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/1477.

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