Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:478
Fossil Type:Animal
Fossil Description:Petrified Crinoid (Sea Lily) stem (prehistoric)
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Small (fragment)
Class:Crinoidea (Miller, 1821)
Order:Cladida, Flexibilia, Camerata, or Disparida
Scientific Name (Genus species):Crinoidea sp. (Miller, 1821)
Era/Period:Cenozoic/Tertiary
Epoch/Age:Miocene/Eocene
MYA:5 to 23/55
Discovery Location (Water, Land):Atlantic Ocean, Manasquan River Inlet
Discovery Location (City, ST):Manasquan, NJ
Discovery Location (County):Monmouth
Deepest Formation:Manasquan
Color:Grey
Dimensions:0.25"OD
Comments:Petrified stem is comprised of layered discs, called plates (early Ordovician to Recent)
Collector Name:RLD
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