Two Ordovician Eldonia (Problamatic Soft-bodied Animal) - Morocco

This is two fossil Eldonia berbera from the Erfoud area of Morocco. Eldonia is a problematic, soft-bodied animal. This is to say, it does not fit conveniently into any existing phyllum. In this specimen, the C-shape digestive tract can be seen as well as the margins of both organisms.

Comes with an acrylic stand.

The genus was originally described from the Burgess Shale, but two other species have been described, one from Utah, and one from the Ordovician of Morocco. A paper describing this species is linked below:

Eldonia berbera n. sp., a new species of the enigmatic genus Eldonia Walcott, 1911 from the Rawtheyan (Upper Ordovician) of Anti-Atlas (Erfoud, Tafilalt, Morocco)
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DETAILS
SPECIES
Eldonia berbera
LOCATION
Erfoud Area, Morocco
FORMATION
Erfoud Sandstone, Upper Ktaoua Formation
SIZE
Larger Eldonia 3.5", 8.0 x 6.6" rock
ITEM
#118189
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