Crinoids from Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Echinodermata, Class: Crinoidea

In Wise Co., TX near Bridgeport around the lake spillway there are several great collecting locations.  Crinoids are abundant, and are easy to find. I found stems, plates and spines for several different types of criniods.  These specimens are from the Pennsylvanian, Jasper Creek formation (c. 300mya).

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Wise County, TX 

Crinoid in Matrix #458

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Crinoid in Matrix #458b

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Crinoid in Matrix #458c

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

3/8 in Crinoid #462

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Crinoid in Matrix #462b

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Crinoid in Matrix #462c

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Various Crinoids #469

Graham (Finis Shale)

Jacksboro, Jack Co., TX

1/2 in Crinoid #469

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Crinoid discs #471

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Crinoid disc #471b

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Pentaridica Crinoids #472

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Crinoid Cups #473

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Archaeocidaris Plate #473b

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Archaeocidaris Plates #473c

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Crinoid Spine #473d

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Crinoid Spines #473e Jasper Creek Formation Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Crinoid Spines #473e

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Crinoids in Matrix #475

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX

Crinoid Mix #478

 Crinoid Spine #473d

Jasper Creek Formation

Bridgeport, Wise Co., TX