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Bryozoans were everywhere and
littered the site as shown below.
Here's an interesting trace fossil, found as various shaped
holes, such as crosses and stars, in the surface of bryozoans. They are called Catellocaula
There were plenty of the cone-shaped bryozoans, Prasapora
simulatrix. The specimen below is the underside of a specimen in matrix,
showing a part of the brachiopod it was encrusting. Be sure and check the
bottoms of these bryozoans for the spiny trilobite Meadowtownella
Plenty of snail internal molds were found.
Here's an internal mold of the very large Kope snail,
Subulites sulcata (Ulrich).
Quite a few slabs were found that were loaded with almost
entirely snails. The snails are often brown, showing some external shell
Many of the snail shells found were recent. These are the
remains of modern land snails. At least one member was collecting these too.
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T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S
Page 1: The Site
Page 2: The Collectors
Page 3: Fossils Found: Mini-Fossils
Page 4: Fossils Found: Cephalopods
Page 5: Trilobites and Crinoids
Page 6: Bryozoans and Gastropods
Page 7: Brachiopods, Pelecypods and Ichnofossils
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