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The best gastropod award goes to these two specimens of the
ornate monoplacophoran, Phragmolites dyeri. found by Cindy. Nice!
Click here to see Cindy's photos of the other great fossils she found in the trip that day!
Second place goes to this large internal mold of a
What appears to be rock at the base is actually another whorl of the snail
Here are two more kinds of Gastropods we found: The
monoplacophoran Sinuites and a spired gastropod, maybe Lophospira.
Photo by Cindy Striley
Here is double specimen, a high spired
snail, maybe Paupospira, next to a short spired one, probably a
Lots of other gastropod internal molds were found, like the
one shown below.
This next gastropod has some nice low spires. It could be a Liospira.
Photo and specimen by Desmond Redmon
Not many Cephalopods were found. None coiled as in previous
trips. Here's a picture of a small fragment. It's still not a bad
Here are the pictures of some of the collections that members gathered that day. Enjoy.
I like this rock.
Additionally, Education Chair Greg Courtney made some videos of the trip that day, Click HERE to see them at YouTube.com. THANKS GREG!
That's all for this month. Join us next month for a trip to horn coral heaven!
T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S
Page 1: The Site and Collecting
Page 2: More Collecting Photos
Page 3: Fossils Found: Best Finds
Page 4: Fossils Found: Trilobites
Page 5: Fossils Found: More Trilobites
Page 6: Fossils Found: Bryozoans and Pelecypods
Page 7: Fossils Found: Brachiopods
Page 8: Fossils Found: Corals
Page 9: Fossils Found: Gastropods and Collections
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