Photographs of Fossils Found on KPS Fieldtrips

Photographs copyrighted by Rick Schrantz, 1998, 1999, 2000 More information about the field trips and their lists of fossils can be found in the section on Past Field Trips.

Bacteria and algae

Porifera (Sponges)

Cnidaria (corals and related animals)

Vermes (catch all for worms)

Byrozoa (colonial moss animals)

Brachiopoda (lamp shells)


  1. Crustacea
  2. Trilobita

Mollusca (sea shells)

  1. Miscellaneous
  2. Gastropoda (snails)
  3. Pelecypoda (clams)
  4. Cephalopoda (squids, octopi, etc.)

Echinodermata (spiny-skinned invertebrates)

  1. Asterozoa (starfish)
  2. Cystoidea and related (cystoids)
  3. Blastoidea (blastoids)
  4. Crinoidea (crinoids, sea lilies)
  5. Edrioasteroids
  6. Echinoid (sea urchin)
  7. Other echinoderms

Chordata (chordates) plus Hemichordates, Graptozoa, Conodonta, etc.

  1. Graptozoa
  2. Vertebrata (vertebrates)


Trace Fossils (Ichnofossils)

Sedimentary structures and other geologic features

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