A malformed and normal chitinozoan specimen

Side by side comparison of a malformed and normal chitinozoan specimen

Detailed Description

A malformed (’teratological’) chitinozoan specimen of the genus Ancyrochitina (a) and a morphologically normal specimen (b) of the same genus. Both of these Silurian microfossils are from the A1-61 well in Libya and are about 415 Ma old. Scale bars are 0.1 mm.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1051 x 768