Fossil of the Month January Brachiopods

Fossil of the Month January Brachiopods

Brachiopods have a hard external shell that is comprised of two asymmetrical halves called valves. The pedicle valve generally has a hole in it where the pedical or a stalk like structure like a “foot” comes out. Each half of the brachiopod shell has a...
Fossil of the Month  December Trilobite

Fossil of the Month December Trilobite

Trilobites are an extinct form of Arthropod most closely related to modern horseshoe crabs. They lived from the Cambrian Period to the end of the Permian. They are divided vertically into 3 distinct “lobes” hence the name tri-lob-ite. They are the Central...