Belemnitella americana (Morton 1830) Squid pen fossil

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Alternative Title

Squid-like creature (Belemoidea)

Description

Extinct order - Belemnitella's closest living relative is the cuttle fish. The fossil you see here is the internal skeleton of the creature.

Spatial Coverage

Late Cretaceous

Temporal Coverage

66 million years

Source

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives license

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Belemnites americana.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Belemnitella americana (Morton 1830) Squid pen fossil,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed September 28, 2022, https://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/1534.

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