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Queen Charlotte Islands

Cycadeoidea

These fern-like plants reached their peak of widespread diversity in the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. Still thriving 70 million years later, cycads are now popular houseplants.

Cycadeoidea
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Normanites

A type of ammonite, found in Yakoun.

Normanites
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[RBCM.EH.90.7.1 a + b]

Prothaca

With a full scientific name Prothaca Staminea, it is also known as Pacific Littleneck Clam. This clam was found at Port Clements.

Prothaca
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[RBCM.997.007.0048 a + b]

Snail

This snail's scientific name is Pleurotomaria skidegatensis.

Snail
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Stephanoceras

Stephanoceras, a type of ammonite, first appeared in the Devonian. They are extinct hard-shelled marine invertebrates related to the modern squid and octopus.

Stephanoceras
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[RBCM.EH.90.7.156]

Wood

A piece of petrified wood from Skidegate.

Wood
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