paleontology
Strange looking fossil found in the Pennsylvania

I found this fossil when I was 14. I was down by a stream in the mountains of the Poconos. I was building a dam with rocks from around the bed of the stream. I noticed this fossil and to this day am not sure what it is.

Fossil Collector: James W.

Location: Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania

[Editors: Well, well racked our brains because we know we have seen this before, but simply could not remember what it is. Maybe a large brachiopod? If anyone recognizes it, please leave a response and put us out of our misery!]

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3 Responses to “Pocono Mystery Fossil”

  1. rockaddict says:

    could the round part be a coral?

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  2. Solius Symbiosus says:

    I would like to see the the specimen in situ, but it appears to be the ichnofossil zoophycos. It was a feeding structure.

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  3. Anne Woods says:

    zoophycos is my best guess

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