HOLOCYSTITIES scutellatus is an extinct echinoderm – relatives of the modern starfish. They were attached to the bottom of the sea floor by means of a short stalk.

Specimen was meticulously prepared using micro air abrasive technology. The cystoid is 1 1/4 inch long  by 7/8 inch wide.

This is complete exhibiting the fine detail of the creature, is fully inflated and devoid of matrix.

Silurian Period
Niagaran Formation
Osgood Shale
Napoleon, Indiana

Comes is this handsome 3 x 4 inch 7/8 high, glass topped collectors display case.

Specimen in the picture is the specimen you will receive.

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