Paleonet: Help with Glen Canyon Group gastropods

Theropod theropod at ubtanet.com
Wed Aug 29 03:47:20 GMT 2007


We recently discovered an interdunal carbonate deposit with gastropod 
fossils in the Glen Canyon Group near Dinosaur National Monument.  These 
are fairly small (~ 1cm tall) high spired gastropods, preserved as 
natural molds.  Various literature searches have failed to turn up much 
about Glen Canyon (or Navajo Sandstone) invertebrates and nothing about 
gastropods in this unit. 

If there is anyone out there who might know of a relevant publication or 
might be able to provide an identification, please contact me.

Thanks

Dan Chure
Park Paleontologist
Dinosaur National Monument




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