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The Devonian in Michigan, US

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Paleontology and geology

During the Devonian, shallow tropical seas continued to cover Michigan. Fossils are particularly abundant in the rocks of this time and include the trilobite, Phacops, many species of brachiopods, cephalopods, snails, crinoids, and Hexagonaria, the coral more commonly known as the Petoskey Stone (Michiganís state rock). The vertebrates are represented by plates of armored fish. This map indicates a broad exposure of Devonian rocks along the southern shore of the upper part of Lake Michigan, as well as in the southeastern and southwestern parts of the state.

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Michigan Basin Specimen Database: This site showcases Michigan Basin fossils from the private collections of Friends of the University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology and select specimens from the University of Michigan collection, including type specimens.

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