Holcocrinus sp.
crinoid with cirri

Meramecian Series
St. Louis Formation

Holcocrinus sp.with cirri
Holcocrinus sp.

Holcocrinus sp. with cirri
Holcocrinus sp.

    Holcocrinus sp. with cirri

Holcocrinus sp. with cirri

Lightly misted with water to reveal contrast
Preparator: Carl Cook

An excellent example of "A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words"
The preservation (and preparation) of the cirri on the stem is remarkable.

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