Here is a picture of a fossil housed in a display case at the Geologia building located on the campus of Sapienza University of Rome. The case can be found on the second floor of the building. The ammonite fossil is called Erycites sp. and lived in the Lower to Middle Jurassic Period. The specimen was found in the Toarcian stage of the Umbro-Marchigiano-Sabina facies of central Italy near the village of Polino.The university was founded in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII. In 1870, it became a public
Guest Bloggers: Mary Reinthal, Julia Franceschi, and Liz Plascencia Greetings from Smithers, British Columbia! It is day three on the road and we are less then 2 days away from arriving at our field site – Pillow Ridge here we come! So far we have seen an array of fascinating geological features, including massive walls […]
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