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Common Fossils of Kansas
Classification of Illustrated Fossils
Special thanks go to the following without whose support and advice this publication would not have been possible:
Charles Baker who contributed several specimens from his private collection;
Robert W. Baxter for his review of the paleobotany materials;
Theodore Eaton for his review of the copy and his remarks and fossil listings;
Sharon K. Hagen who drafted the geologic map and coordinated the cover design;
William W. Hambleton who arranged the financial support and provided direction;
Philip H. Heckel, Larry D. Martin, Orville W. Bonner and Ronald R. West who selected fossils, prepared Kansas fossil lists and reviewed copy;
Frank W. Wilson whose colored geologic map provides a wonderful geological source for the book; and
Marceline A. Younkin who revised the geologic timetable.
(all photographs and line drawings are original, with the exception of line drawings for Hypselentoma, trilobites, Aviculpoecten, and two brachiopods, which are modified after illustrations from Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Parts I, N, O, and H, courtesy of Geological Society of America and The University of Kansas (Press).