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by Briana
(Bradenton, FL, USA)


Found this specimen in Central Florida in a phosphate mine amongst many other fossils. By the color as seen in the picture, it is a mustard yellow/brown and solid. Can you help me identify this please? Thank you!

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Central Florida Fossil
by: Doug

Briana,

Which phosphate mine were you collecting in? Central Florida has many rich fossil areas. I cannot identify your specimen but I did find a fossil on this page:

http://segs.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/SEGS_Guidebook_57.pdf

On page 45 it shows fossils common to that area the body section of the crab is very similar to your fossil.

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