Sunday, September 9, 2012

Spinocyrtina and Atrypa from Spain

Continuing my series of brachiopods from the Coladilla formation of Spain, Below are Spinocyrtina elegans.....

Brachial valve
Anterior
Pedicle valve
Posterior
Profile

...and Atrypa reticularis

 Brachial valve 
Anterior
Pedicle valve
Posterior
Profile

 The Coladilla formation is lower Devonian in age (Emsian stage) and is part of the La Vid group from Colle which is near Leon in Spain.

Thanks to my friend Jenaro for these fossils.

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