Catalog Number: CG-0035

Antiquatonia portlockiana was first described by Norwood and Pratten in 1855. The genus Antiquatonia includes eight distinct species. It has a surprisingly short age range of about 20 million years. The species has yet to be found outside of the Carboniferous Period.

When I first found this brachiopod, I wasn’t quite sure what it was. I tried using the identification plates, but nothing stuck out.

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