Fossil Collection

The EPS Fossil collection consists of approximately 4000 specimens.  The collection is stored in the glass fronted blue cases in the entrance hall to room 314 (drawers 1-65) and consists of the following:

Fossil Samples

  • Fossil Plants: 1-5
  • Protozoa: 6
  • Vertebrata: 7
  • Echinodermata: 8-9
  • Coelenterata: 10-16
  • Arthopoda: 17-19
  • Graptolites: 20
  • Brachiopoda: 21-26
  • Mollusca: Pelecypoda: 27-33
  • Mollusca: Gastropoda: 34-36
  • Mollusca: Celephalopoda: 37-39
  • Bryozoa: 40
  • Porifera: 41
  • Cnidaria: 42
  • Period and Condition Samples: 43-50
    • Cenozoic: 43-45
    • Mesozoic: 46-48
    • Paleozoic: 49-50
  • Modes of Preservation Samples: 51-54
  • Miscellaneous Samples: 55-65