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Page 7: Cephalopods Found
The molluscs on this site are especially nice because they have brown shell remaining on them. The Cephalopods are a treasured find here, because the type of preservation makes them excellent specimens. Here are some beautiful specimens, showing each side in a separate picture.
Take a close look at the picture below. These are Cephalopod
fragments. They are often misidentified.
This member has found a rock with a surface that has many
cephalopod fragments on it. A few are identified with red squares. Click on them
for an enlargment.
There were also a number of Siphuncles (center tube in a
Cephalopod) found. The one below is can be uniquely identified by the smooth,
These cephalopods are often encrusted with bryozoans, such as Spatiopora.
Next Page: Other Molluscs Found
T A B L E OF C O N T E N T S
Page 1: Introduction (collecting pics)
Fossils Found That Day:
Page 2: Crinoids Part 1
Page 3: Crinoids Part 2
Page 4: Burrows
Page 5: Graptolites
Page 6: Trilobites
Page 7: Cephalopods
Page 8: Other Molluscs
Page 9: Brachiopods and Bryozoans
Pics From Our Trip To This Site in 2002
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