Michelinia sp.

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Michelinia sp. Michelinia sp. Michelinia sp.


A nice complete colony of this tabulate coral.

Viewer comments:

The outer surface of this coral colony has nice growth lines.
The colony lived on the seafloor and grew in a cone shape as
sediment accumulated around it. The irregular indentations show
that there were many other skeletons in the sediment and the
coral grew against them, producing indentations.

Tom Yancey

Phylum Cnidaria (corals)
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