A portion of the diorama of the Capitan reef produced by Terry L.
Chase and displayed at the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum in
Midland, Texas. This artist's conception emphasizes the
framework sponges and the abundant encrusting fauna.

© Peter A. Scholle, 1999

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