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    JUAN EMMANUEL
    • A tergomya mollusc that can be easily found in the Humber Member of the Georgian Bay Formation in Toronto. This one is set on a limestone hash plate dominated mostly by pelycopods. On a personal experience I have come across more Cyrtolites specimens than gastropods at Mimico Creek. 

      Reference: Ontario Department of Mines. The Stratigraphy And Paleontology Of Toronto And Vicinity.

    Taxonomy

    Cyrtolites

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Tergomya
    Order: Cyrtonellida
    Family: Cyrtolitidae
    Genus: Cyrtolites
    Species: C. ornatus
    Author Citation Conrad, 1838

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Ordovician
    Epoch: Late

    Stratigraphy

    Georgian Bay Formation
    Humber Member

    Provenance

    Collector: Juan Emmanuel
    Date Collected: 08/06/2014
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 2.5 cm

    Location

    Mimico Creek
    Etobicoke, Toronto
    Ontario
    Canada

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    A tergomya mollusc that can be easily found in the Humber Member of the Georgian Bay Formation in Toronto. This one is set on a limestone hash plate dominated mostly by pelycopods. On a personal experience I have come across more Cyrtolites specimens than gastropods at Mimico Creek. 

    Reference: Ontario Department of Mines. The Stratigraphy And Paleontology Of Toronto And Vicinity.

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    DPS Ammonite

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    Here's a cropped and exposure adjusted photo to use if you want to.

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