Mass mortalities of the Eocene

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1. Crane fly or Hoover fly larvae?


2. Turritella agate is no longer placed in the Fresh Water Genus Gonio basis,
but is now the fresh water species Elimia tenera (Hall, 1845) from the
Family Pleurocerida. Dr. Warren Allmon, the Director of Paleontological
Research Institute is a world Authority on the turritellidae and Pleuroceridae
has and is doing research on these Gastropods.


This is a large heel slice of the "turritella agate" and there are
hundreds of osracodes packed into the matrix and into the shells.

Turritella agate 3
Turritella agate

Dave Freeman

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