If you hunt fossils in Florida, you may be lucky enough to find some of the bony armor from the Pleistocene glyptodon. I’ve collected a few and offer these photos to help you identify those you find. The most easily recognizable specimen looks like a flower.

Glyptodon scales come in a variety of shapes

Glyptodon scales come in a variety of shapes

 

Glyptodon scale reverse side

Glyptodon scale reverse side