Phyllocarid 'jaw'

Submitted by: David Thompson
Taxon: Phyllocarid mandible
Submit date: 2007-02-19
Location (approximate): Paulding, Paulding, OH
Stratigraphy: Silica Formation
Age: Erian (Middle Devonian)
Submitter notes: The Phyllocarids were large shrimp-like crustaceans with four species identified in the Silica Formation. These mandibles are often found with nothing else to identify the species. This is a complete set from one side of the animal. 10 cent piece for scale.

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