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So over the past few days I was visiting Bozeman from Raleigh North Carolina as I was visiting the MSU campus because I've been accepted to start as a freshman in autumn 2021. And I hope you know what I am trying to major in. I mean you know what forum we're on I don't have to spell it out. Anyway, in that time I managed to spend all day visiting the Museum of the Rockies which is considered one of the Mecca halls for paleontology. Our crazy old boi Jack used to be Prof and curator there before... well you know. My home museum, the NC Museum of Natural Sciences are taxo
This was a little project I worked on a while ago & thought I'd share; It's a growth series of a fossil Volute, Voluta (Aurinia or Schaphella,depending on which reference you use) mutabilis, from the upper Miocene St.Mary's Formation, found along the St.Mary's River at both Chancellor's Point & Windmill Point, Maryland. The juvenile showed a pronounced protoconch & columellar plicae that are not so distinct in the adults. Largest specimen is about 12cm(~4.5in), although I have seen others that are much,much larger. Would love to see other member's collections of different spec