Fossils are defined as any evidenceĀ 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).

Phylum: Chordata – Class: Reptilia – Clade: Archosaur – Clade: Dinosauria – Order: Ornithischia – Suborder: Thyreophora “shield bearers”

(armored dinosaurs)

Lower Jurassic to Upper Cretaceous


Stegosaurus tail spike (Cast)

Upper Jurassic

North America

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