Ohio State Invertebrate Fossil
The Ohio State Invertebrate Fossil
[§ 5.07.1] § 5.071 Official state invertebrate fossil. Text of StatuteIsotelus, a genus of extinct marine arthropod of the class trilobita, that lived in the seas that covered Ohio during the ordovician period, about four hundred forty million years ago, and represented by the largest known complete trilobite, collected at Huffman dam in Montgomery county, is hereby adopted as the official invertebrate fossil of the state.
History HISTORY: 141 v H 145. Eff 9-19-85.
Source: Source: Stately Fossils: A Comprehensive Look at the State Fossils and Other Official Fossils,
by Stephen Brusatte, 234 pages, Fossil News (September 2002)
State Fossils: Complete list of official state fossils from NETSTATE.
Stately Fossils: A Comprehensive Look at the State Fossils and Other Official Fossils, by Stephen Brusatte, 234 pages, Fossil News (September 2002) The only book in print on the subject of state fossils, Stately Fossils offers an in-depth treatment of the natural and cultural history behind the official fossils of every state... and more! The book contains 80 photos and over 300 references to further information.
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