Exogyra costata (Say 1871) Oyster right/left valve

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Alternative Title

Bivalve Fossil (F. Gryphaeidae)

Description

(no DSM#) Extinct species - This oyster that is extremely common in the Late Cretaceous strata of North Mississippi. Sometimes you can find these creatures encrusting other 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

Files

Exogyra costata.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Exogyra costata (Say 1871) Oyster right/left valve,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed October 7, 2022, https://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/1500.

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