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I've thought about doing this for some time, but only now during all this down time we're getting have I gotten around to seeing how many of the stages in the geologic timescale (the global version, at least) are represented by fossils in my collection. If a fossil collection can ever be said to be 'complete', this is one way of doing it - to try and get at least one specimen from every stage. Another would be to try and get a least one specimen from each group (phylum, class, order, etc) but I could see that quickly becoming difficult. I figure this one is within reach (at least relatively so