Daily Archives: September 8, 2013

A paleontology field trip into the Upper Ordovician of Ohio

The 2013 Invertebrate Paleontology class at Wooster had its first field trip today. The weather was absolutely perfect, and the usual boatload of fossils was collected. We traveled this year to Caesar Creek State Park and worked in the emergency … Continue reading

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Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A nautiloid from the Middle Jurassic of southern Israel

This is the first nautiloid specimen I’ve seen in the Matmor Formation (Middle Jurassic, Callovian) after ten years of collecting in it. Our colleague Yoav Avni (Geological Survey of Israel) picked it up during this summer’s fieldwork. It is a … Continue reading

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