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      Ammonite

      Kingdom: Animalia
      Phylum: Mollusca
      Class: Cephalopoda
      Order: Ammonitida
      Family: Perisphinctidae
      Genus: Procerites (Procerites)
      Species: hodsoni
      Variansmergel Formation
      retrocostatum zone
      Eon: Phanerozoic
      Era: Mesozoic
      Period: Jurassic
      Epoch: Middle
      Age: Late Bathonian
      Eichberg
      Wutachtal
      Baden-Wurttemberg
      Germany
      Catalog #: A562
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      Cretolamna appendiculata

      Kingdom: Animalia
      Phylum: Chordata
      Class: Chondrichthyes
      Order: Lamniformes
      Family: Cretoxrhinidae
      Genus: Cretolamna
      Species: C. appendiculata
      PeeDee Formation
      Island Creek Member
      Eon: Phanerozoic
      Era: Mesozoic
      Period: Cretaceous
      Epoch: Late
      Age: Maastrichtian
      Black Rock Landing
      Bladen County
      North Carolina
      United States
      Catalog #: TFF0DR117BC
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