The coral display includes corals from the Ordovician
Age through the Pennsylvanian. These corals were of two types. One kind
was a solitary or horn-shaped coral. The other was a tabulate coral that
formed mounds or even reefs. One of the mound forming tabulates was called
Syringopora, which covers this slab of Pennsylvanian Beil Limestone
from eastern Kansas. The bottom image is a closeup of the slab showing
the skeletal tubes of the coral.
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