FOSSILS SPECIMEN: SCAPHOPODA
Fossils are defined as any evidence of prehistoric life. There are two types of fossils: Body Fossils include remains of skeletal bones, shell, carapace, test and teeth. Trace Fossils are clues the organism existed such as foot prints, tracks, burrows and coprolites (fossil dung).
Kingdom: Animalia – Phylum: Mollusca – Class: Scaphopoda
Mississippian (Lower Carboniferous) to Holocene
Scaphopod “Elephant Tusk”
Pennsylvanian (upper Carboniferous)
west Mineral Wells roadcut Palo Pinto County, Texas
Stone City Formation, Bryan, Texas