Pteromeris perplana (Conrad, 1841) Flattened Carditid

Pteromeris perplana (Conrad, 1841) Flattened Carditid

    Trawled off the Atlantic Ocean side of Big Pine Key, Monroe Co., Florida Keys (H: 5 mm. W: 5.3 mm.). Digital images by Marlo Krisberg.

Scanning Electron Micrograph (SEM) of fossil specimen

Pteromeris perplana (Conrad, 1841) Flattened Carditid

    Lower Pinecrest beds, Upper Tamiami Formation, Sarasota County, Florida (4.39 mm.). SEM produced in collaboration with Dr. Ann Heatherington, Dept. of Geology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.