This tiny late Paleozoic gastropod is most likely identified as Strobeus brevis. Measuring somewhere between four and five millimeters, this snail would be challenging to spot if you were not looking for it. This makes identifying it slightly more complicated, with small morphology to compare. However, its spire does haveRead More →

Plant fossils are very common in the Glenshaw Formation. The shale preserves a multitude of plant fossil specimens, waiting to be found. Preservation can be an impression or a carbon film. These carbon films are leftover carbon from when the original organism was alive. The oxygen, nitrogen, and hydrogen disappearRead More →