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Re: Ammonite colouration (was Re: SVP Preview)



Daniel Bensen wrote:
> I was under the impression (er, so to speak) that nothing apart
> from the shells had ever been discovered for an ammonite.

Shells can have colouration too. In fact, amongst molluscs, it is
usually only the shell that is coloured - the flesh is often mostly
unpigmented. Some cephalopods are the extreme exception, of course.

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