Fern Glen Formation
Mississippian Fossils of Missouri

Typical example of the fossiliferous matrix

Phylum Cnidaria

Fern Glen coral list
Faunal List of Paleozoic Corals

Amplexus sp.

Palaeacis obtusum Milne-Edwards & Haime

Cladoconus sp.

Favosites sp.

Phylum Ectoprocta  (bryozoans)

Evactinopora radiata Meek & Worthen, 1865
Mississippian - Fern Glen Formation - Missouri

Evactinopora radiata  Evactinopora radiata
Evactinopora radiata   Evactinopora radiata  Evactinopora radiata  Evactinopora radiata
Evactinopora radiata   Evactinopora radiata  Evactinopora radiata  Evactinopora radiata
Evactinopora radiata Meek & Worthen, 1865

EVACTINOPORA Research Project
This link takes you to a website showcasing one of the most unusual Mississippian
(early Carboniferous) fossils that occur in the midcontinent region of North America.
The fossil, Evactinopora, a bryozoan colony, stands distinct because of its star-shaped form.

Phylum Brachiopoda  (brachiopods)

Class Articulata

Fernglenia vernonensis (Swallow, 1860)

Phylum Mollusca

Class Bivalvia  (clams)

Aviculopecten? sp.  #1

Aviculopecten? sp.  #2

Class Gastropoda  (gastropods - snails)

Patellilabia sp.

Phylum Arthropoda

Class Trilobita

Pudoproetus sp.

Phylum Echinodermata  (crinoids - blastoids)

Class Blastoidea

Schizoblastus sp.

Phylum Chordata  (sharks & bony fish)

Chomatodus multiplicatus


Mississippian Fossils of Missouri

Burlington Formation   Fern Glen Formation

Salem Formation   St. Louis Formation

Warsaw Formation

Paleontology and Geology of Missouri
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