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DSM1853 Ostrea falcata Tombigbee sand PB.jpg
(DSM 1853) This extinct oyster is relatively small. It has a distinctly ornamented shell that is curved.

3257 Anchura abrupta.jpg
(DSM# 3257/FK189) Extinct genus - This marine gastropod had an unusually high spire on its shell.

Anchura calcais.jpg
(DSM# FK341) Extinct genus - This marine gastropod had an unusually high spire on its shell.

1876 Anomia argentaria.jpg
(DSM# 1876) These small marine clams are found in sediments that range from the late Cretaceous all the way to the Paleocene, which means they survived the K-Pg extinction.

Anomoedus tooth plate.jpg
(DSM# K83) Extinct order of bony fish.

(DSM# FK342) Extinct genus - This is a marine crab that has only one species assigned to it. It is exclusively found in Cretaceous sediments of the southeastern United States.

Bacculites carinatus.jpg
(DSM# 3258/FK123) Extinct genus - Baculites are often preserved with some of their original shell. The shell is beautifully irridescent.

Baculites tippaensis.jpg
(DSM# FK124) Extinct genus - Baculites and other ammonites show intricate patterns on their shells called suture marks. Suture patterns are unique to species and indicate the shape of the chamber in which the animal lived.

10173 Baculites Selma Chalk.jpg
(DSM# 10173) Extinct genus - This straight-shelled ammonite is also known as the "walking stick rock". It is thought that they lived in the middle of the water column and did not spend significant time on the ocean floor or the surface.

Belemnites americana.jpg
Extinct order - Belemnitella's closest living relative is the cuttle fish. The fossil you see here is the internal skeleton of the creature.
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