Research fossil collection
The research fossil collection is primarily composed of Paleozoic invertebrates, with an emphasis on fauna from the upper Ordovician Period. The collection, which contains approximately 185,000 specimens, is dominated by Ordovician invertebrates collected in southwest Ohio, southeast Indiana, and northern Kentucky.
The collection also contains Ordovician fossils from Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Wyoming, England, and Ontario, Canada.
Access the online catalog here.Type Fossil Collection
Type fossils are of particular importance to the academic and scientific community. The type fossil collection is only partially cataloged, but there are already 565 entries in the computer catalog. For queries about the type fossil collection, you may also contact the museum manager, Kendall Hauer.
Access the online catalog here.