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Kingdom Protista
  Foraminifera
  Triticites ventricosus - Graham formation - Pennsylvanian - Stephens County, Texas, USA
Kingdom Animalia
  Phylum Porifera (sponges)
  Astylospongia praemorsa - Brownsport group - Silurian - Perryville. Tennessee, USA
  Phylum Cnidaria (corals)
  Streptelasma rusticum (horn coral) - Richmond Group - Ordovician - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  Favosites species (colonial coral) - Onondaga limestone - Devonian - Leroy, New York) USA
  Phylum Bryozoa (sea mats)
  Batostomella species - Hope formation - Ordovician - Independence County, Kentucky, USA
  Phylum Brachiopoda (lamp shells)
  Whitfieldella nitida - Waldron shale - Silurian - Bartholomew County. Indiana, USA
  Lepidocyclus capax - Richmond group - Ordovician - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  Phylum Mollusca - Class Pelecypoda
  Nuculopsis species (clam) - Hominy formation - Pennsylvanian - Osage County, Oklahoma, USA
  Exogyra arietina (oyster) - Del Rio formation - Cretaceous - Val Verde County, Texas, USA
  Chesapecten species (scallop) - Yorktown formation - Pliocene - Hampton, Virginia, USA
  Phylum Mollusca - Class Scaphopoda
  Dentalium sexangulare (tusk shell) - Piacenza Blue Clay - Pliocene - Castell'arquato, Italy
  Phylum Mollusca - Class Gastropoda (snails)
  Turritella plebia - St. Marys formation - Miocene - St. Marys County, Maryland, USA
  Trepospira depressa - Hominy formation - Pennsylvanian - Osage County, Oklahoma, USA
  Phylum Mollusca - Class Cephalopoda
  Orthoceras species (nautiloid) - Gothlandian formation - Silurian - Atlas Mountains, Morroco
  Pachyteuthis densus (belemnite) - Sundance formation - Jurassic - Shell County, Wyoming, USA
  Ammonite species - Callovian - Jurassic - Mikhailov, Riazan Region, Russia
  Phylum Arthropoda - Class Trilobita
  Elrathia kingi (trilobite) - Wheeler shale - Cambrian - Antelope Springs, Utah, USA
  Phylum Echinodermata
  Crinoid stem (crinoid) - Francis formation - Pennsylvanian - Central Oklahoma, USA
  Pentremites species (blastoid) - Indian Springs shale - Mississippian - Crawford County, Indiana, USA
  Dendraster gibbsi (echinoid) - Etchegoin formation - Pliocene - Southern California, USA
  Phylum Chordata (Vertebrates)
  Monograptus clintonensis (graptolite) - Williamson shale - Silurian - Rochester, New York, USA
  Shark tooth - Tamiami formation - Miocene - Sarasota, Florida, USA
  Dinosaur bone (reptile) - Morrison formation - Jurassic - Worland, Wyoming, USA
Kingdom Plantae
  Fern leaf impression - Pottsville series - Pennsylvanian - St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA



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