Fossil Jellyfish, Essexella asherae, Mazon Creek, Carboniferous, USA

AVERAGE SIZE:  57mm

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Name: Essexella asherae (Fossil Jellyfish)
Age:
Francis Creek Shale, Mazon Creek Fossil Beds, Carboniferous
Location: 
Chowder Flats, Morris, Ill, USA

Essexella is an extinct genus of scyphozoan jellyfish known from Late Carboniferous fossils containing the species Essexella asherae. See list of prehistoric medusozoans. It is one of the most recurrent organisms in the Mazon Creek fossil beds of Illinois.

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