Cloudina Small Shelly Fossils

Late Precambrian (Ediacaran Period) Deep Spring Formation

Esmeralda County, Nevada

Cloudina from the late Precambrian (Ediacaran Period) portion of the upper Precambrian-lower Cambrian Deep Spring Formation, Esmeralda County, Nevada; a possible cnidarian-type organism--a world-famous small shelly invertebrate creature first described from the late Precambrian (Ediacaran Period) of Namibia. Photograph courtesy a specific scientific publication.

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