Fossil Crinoids from Le Grand, IA

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crinoids from
Le Grand




Le Grand Crinoid
Rhodocrinites kirbyi






slab of Le Grand Crinoids
prepared by Burnie Beane and
on display at the Iowa State
Historical Museum



Close up of a Le Grand
crinoid slab

crinoids from
Le Grand


Le Grand crinoids
Rhodocrinites kirbyi,
Pachylocrinus globosus,
and latycrinites pendens



help make the CRINOID Iowa's State Fossil

The Iowa Legislature will soon be considering a bill

(Senate Joint Resolution 2001)

to designate the CRINOID as Iowa's State Fossil