Holcocrinus sp.
Rare crinoid with cirri

St. Louis Formation

Holcocrinus sp.

Holcocrinus sp.


    Matrix sprayed 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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Barry Sutton and Carl Cook

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