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09 May 2012

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Rubble!

Ron Pickford, who fought valiantly to save the collections, had to stop builders using mineral specimens as hardcore!

Curatorial Curiosities

brain coral, <i>Diploria labyrinthiformis</i>

Labyrinthiform Anthozoan: This brain coral, Diploria labyrinthiformis, is a reef building coral from tropical areas of the west Atlantic Ocean. It is a member of the class Anthozoa (a name derived from the latin for "flower-animal") within the phylum Cnidaria (a name derived from the latin for "sea-nettle").