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The Extinct Life Pictorial Encyclopedia

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1965
Melvin L. Shourd
Fossil-Deck Identification Cards
 
     
Year:1965
Product Category:Cards
Point of Sale Items
Product Function:Education
Country:United States
 
Set ID:2966
Qty. Base Items *:?
Qty. Variations **:0
Qty. Filler Items ***:0
* Advertised Set      ** Variations (e.g., different numbering, text, design)      *** Filler Items (e.g., checklists, title cards, ad. cards)
 
 
This is one of the most scholarly sets I’ve seen.  With its emphasis on body part identification, black & white unstylized illustrations, and straightforward paleontological information, this set was probably not marketed to children.  My guess is the set was sold in museum gift shops and/or college book stores.  As stated on the packaging and the introduction card,  the general purpose of these cards is to help in the identification of common fossils.
mc = Master Card
 
Contents
Cards
Point of Sale Items
 
 
 
 
========== Cards ==========
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832602 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a
Fossil Deck Intro Card
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832600 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Agnostus
Agnostus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832582 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Amplexus
Amplexus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832597 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Archimedes
Archimedes
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832591 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Astraeospongia
Astraeospongia
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832583 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Atrypa
Atrypa
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832603 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Baculites
Baculites
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832567 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Batocrinus
Batocrinus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832577 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Calymene
Calymene
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832589 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Chonetes
Chonetes
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832566 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Composita
Composita
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832569 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a
Crinoid Stems
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832578 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Cyclonema
Cyclonema
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832585 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Dictyoclostus
Dictyoclostus
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832580 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Elrathia
Elrathia
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832573 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Evactinopora
Evactinopora
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832588 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Exogyra
Exogyra Arietina
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832605 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Favosites
Favosites
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832598 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Fenestrellina
Fenestrellina
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832579 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a
Foraminifera
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832599 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Annularia
Neuropteris
Pecopteris
Fossil Plants
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832587 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Gryphaea
Gryphaea
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832604 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Halysites
Halysites
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832593 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Heliophyllum
Heliophyllum
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832594 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Hexagonaria
Hexagonaria
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832590 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Hormotoma
Hormotoma
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832568 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Lithostrotionella
Lithostrotionella
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832574 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Lophophyllidium
Lophophyllidium
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832595 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Meekopora
Meekopora
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832570 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Micraster
Micraster
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832575 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a
Munsteroceras
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832576 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Myalina
Myalina
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832601 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Pachyteuthis
Pachyteuthis
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832581 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Paraspirifer
Paraspirifer
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832571 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Pentremites
Pentremites
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832596 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Phacops
Phacops
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832584 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Receptaculites
Receptaculites
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832592 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Triticites
Triticites
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832586 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Venus
Venus (Chione)
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832572 Extinct Life -- 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a Worthenia
Worthenia
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832613 Extinct Life -- mc 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a
Brachiopods
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832612 Extinct Life -- mc 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a
Bryozoans
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832610 Extinct Life -- mc 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a
Cephalopods
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832607 Extinct Life -- mc 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a
Coelenterates
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832606 Extinct Life -- mc 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a
Crinoids
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832611 Extinct Life -- mc 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a
Gastropods
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832609 Extinct Life -- mc 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a
Pelecypods
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45832608 Extinct Life -- mc 1 2-1/2" x 3-3/4" n/a
Trilobites
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
========== Point of Sale Items ==========
 
 
 
DB ID Topic In Scope? DF Collection? Printed No. Notes Qty Size (Inches) Album Pages Life Forms Fictional Life Forms
45860919 -- 1 tbd n/a
Retail Box
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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